Despite the various expressions of the face of the Hakata doll, there is no other doll based on the theme of praying.The Kantenkichi in Japanese means to say Wow! and pleasure to step on the ground.
However, prayers in this work are dedicated to others, not the purpose of fulfilling their own desires.A face becomes a wicked expression when praying to fulfill own desire.The face of Thushida's Hakata doll is upright and at all sincere.
Moreover, Kantenkichi seems to say that it is a thanks to God that we are pleased together when good things and success are given to others.
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