Former Prime Minister Abe's "state funeral" will be held from 2:00 pm on the 27th.

I will tell you the reactions of people and places related to former Prime Minister Abe.

Supporters and others visit the office of former prime minister Yamaguchi Shimonoseki Abe

Supporters with flowers visited the former Prime Minister Abe's office in Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, where he is located.

Since the press is not allowed to enter the office, I do not know what is inside, but the office was decorated with a portrait of former Prime Minister Abe, and supporters who visited for condolence were said to have put their hands together.

A man in his 70s who visited said, "I told you, 'Thank you for everything.'

Yamaguchi Shimonoseki Personality and so on, but there are voices of doubts about the implementation

In his hometown of Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, voices were once again heard to remember his personality and achievements, while there were also voices of doubt about holding a state funeral, as the pros and cons were divided.

A woman in her 50s said, "I think everyone has a different opinion, but I think there is no problem with the state funeral because he is a person who has done his best for Yamaguchi Prefecture."

A woman in her 60s said, "He was a very warm-hearted person. I think there are people who are against the state funeral, but I think it's good to have a state funeral because he did many things for the world. I was talking.

On the other hand, a man in his 30s said, "I'm not against the state funeral, but I think it was difficult to get the people's consent due to the government's communication and progress."

In addition, a woman in her 80s who opposes state funerals said, ``I didn't think the problems of the former Unification Church were this bad.

People affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake Watch "national funeral" on TV

People affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake also watched the "national funeral" on TV.

Ryosuke Sato (81), former president of the Kesennuma Fisheries Cooperative Association in Kesennuma City, Miyagi Prefecture, guided former Prime Minister Abe to fisheries-related facilities when he visited Kesennuma City in 2013, two years after the earthquake. Did.

At that time, he says that he remembers how he listened to their story with sincerity.

According to the city, former Prime Minister Abe visited Kesennuma four times during his tenure to inspect the affected areas and the state of reconstruction.

Mr. Sato offered a moment of silence while watching the "national funeral" held on the 27th on his home TV.

Mr. Sato said, "We were encouraged by the fact that you came to Kesennuma at a difficult time. I think that Mr. Abe's call was one of the reasons many people lent their support at the time. The disaster area. I am grateful that you have done such a big job for me," he said.

Voices of sympathy for those who were close to each other through the recovery from the earthquake and nuclear accident

People with whom I had a close relationship through the recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake and the nuclear accident also expressed their condolences.

Yumiko Nishimoto (69), director of an NPO in Hirono Town, Fukushima Prefecture, watched her state funeral on TV.

Two years after the earthquake and nuclear accident, when former Prime Minister Abe visited for inspection, Mr. Nishimoto directly conveyed his thoughts and requests. It means that we began to exchange opinions on issues such as

Former Prime Minister Abe, who visited Fukushima Prefecture in July this year, exchanged words with Mr. Nishimoto, saying, "Please take care of the children." So, that was the last conversation I had with former Prime Minister Abe.

Ms. Nishimoto said, "I believe that the current reconstruction of Fukushima was possible because Mr. Abe stood at the forefront and worked hard. His leadership is irreplaceable and I am grateful."

On the other hand, regarding the fact that there are voices for and against the implementation of the ``state funeral'', he said, ``If politicians had fulfilled their accountability, I don't think it would have caused such a stir in Japan. I would like to direct the energy of the people of Fukushima even a little to the problem of Fukushima."

G7 Ise-Shima Summit Exchange Male "Feeling of Gratitude and Rest in Peace"

A man I interacted with through activities to boost the G7 Ise-Shima Summit said, "I still feel gratitude for holding the summit. I hope you rest in peace."

Six years ago in 2016, the G7 Ise-Shima Summit was chaired by former Prime Minister Abe and held at the Kashikojima Hotel in Shima City, Mie Prefecture.

Mr. Katsuya Yamazaki, who was the storyteller of the Ise-Shima Summit Memorial Hall in Kashikojima and was the local community chairman at the time, worked on activities such as planting flowers along the road to entertain visitors at the summit.

The year before the summit, when former Prime Minister Abe visited for an inspection, he said, "Please join forces and do your best to provide hospitality."

On the 27th, Mr. Yamazaki, who watched the "national funeral" on his computer, took a moment of silence as it progressed, and watched with deep emotion when the summit was shown in a video summarizing his life.

Mr. Yamazaki said, "I still feel grateful that the summit was held in Shima City. I hope you can rest in peace." If it had been done, everyone would have been able to send it off solemnly."

People in mourning clothes and people with flowers visit the Nara shooting scene

On the 27th, people in mourning clothes and people with flowers visited the scene of the shooting in Nara City one after another, and they quietly put their hands together toward the place where former Prime Minister Abe fell.

An 18-year-old man who visited said, ``I wanted to quietly put my hands together and see him off. I want to say 'I'm sorry'," he said.

A woman in her 70s said, ``I came here because I can't go to Tokyo where the national funeral will be held. .

There is no stand for offering flowers at the site, and Nara City, which manages the roads, is calling on people to bring back flowers and offerings.

On the other hand, police officers and private security guards have been on guard since the morning in the surrounding area.