Traditionally, chindon'yas are street musicians who don elaborate costumes and go around advertising for shops and other establishments, particularly during a new store's grand opening or during price discounts.
A joke subclass, it provides little benefits to its bearers. In fact, the only skill it provides is the ability to bang on drums really loudly and make a lot of noise while walking.
- Although the class is officially referred to as Chindon'ya, the typical Japanese term for Chindon'ya is チンドン屋 (uses katakana) rather than ちんどん屋 (uses hiragana). The two terms are more-or-less interchangeable, but the former term is more common.