Kamakura Shinsho, Ltd. engages in the management and operation of online search sites for funeral services. It also publishes magazines and books related to memorial services and Buddhism. It operates through the Life Ending Service and Life Ending-related Book Publishing divisions. The Life Ending Service division provides a portal site for cemeteries and graveyards, a portal site for funerals, and a portal site for Buddhist altars and fittings. The Life Ending-related Book Publishing division produces and sells books related to death. The company was founded by Kenji Shimizu on April 17, 1984 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.