Rolled sushi for the setsubun festival on February 3, eaten in the evening,
with closed eyes, in silence, one roll making a wish, facing the auspicious direction of the new year.
marukaburizushi 丸かぶりずし sushi eaten in one go
marukajiri まるかじり in the Kinki area.
ehoozushi 恵方寿司 Sushi for the auspicious direction
With seven auspicious ingredients for the seven gods of good luck:
oboro denbu (pink), egg roll or datemaki, cucumber, kanpyoo stripes,
Kooyadoofu, anago or eal, shiitake mushrooms.
All the good luck and good fortune is rolled up (maki) in this sushi.
A Chinese roll of this type is often made with eight ingredients, for the eight Chinese gods of good luck 八福神.