The father of Hiragi is the chief priest of Takamiya Shrine. It is modeled after Washinomiya Shrine. This shrine has history. It is thought to be the oldest in the Kanto area.
This shrine makes its first appearance in "Lucky ☆ Star" Episode 1 (13 minutes and 40 seconds). Konata comes on New Year to visit visit the shrine (Episode 12)
Many of the "Lucky ☆ Star" fan now come comes on New Year to visit the shrine.