- Coloring agent yet ? yes .
カラー剤 まだ? はい。
- There is a custom that this mochi is divided into two of which one is colored in red with shokubeni (red coloring agent for food ), and the two are celebrated as kohaku-mochi (mochi in red and white , the lucky color combination ), however , in some cases , the mochi is not divided into red and white pieces because to divide the whole life into two is insolent .