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a virtual hatsumode for those avoiding the crowds for new year's and delaying real-world hatsumode.

*it has no connections to any real-world shrines.


support this virtual shrine for $2 or more for a virtual hatsumode photo set in 1080x1920px.



story/code/art by npckc
music by pocket sound

special thanks to sdhizumi!


other things i've worked on can be found here! you can comment right here or on twitter with your thoughts. 

if you like my work and want to support me, you can buy me a coffee or check out my patreon!


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

virtual hatsumode photos (1080x1920px smartphone bgs).zip 1 MB
if you pay $2 USD or more

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It's So Calming, I Love It!!

really realxing! it's a nice and cute little video game

This is actually very relaxing! It's a very cute little game 

Aww, this is perfect.

Very nice little game!


This Was Nice.

I've Never Been To Shrine, Ever...

So This Was A First

I absolutely love this virtual shrine! It's so nice and informative too!


Really cool!


Very calming, I love this virtual shrine. <3


lovely <3


Every game of yours that i've played, has made me smile. Thank you for all that you do!


Thank you! あけましたおめでとうございます!


Ah, sweet! Happy new year!

This is a very calming little experience; I love it. Happy new year to all!

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thank you for making this virtual shrine, its a really nice and relaxing experience. visiting a shrine at new year without all the crowd is like a long lost dream :> あけましておめでとうございます 🙏⛩


thank you, as a foreigner who always want to experience hatsumode, this is very nice and informative! Just learned that we need to rinse our hands and mouth before praying...


thank you very much


Oh, this is so lovely. Thanks for making it.