Latest posts from jtast
- A Guide to Akasaka Shrines and Temples - June 1, 2023
- Toranomon Kotohiragu Shrine and Proper Shrine Etiquette - May 31, 2023
- The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera - September 1, 2022
How to use Pokemon Go at shrines and temples
The world has been taken by storm by one of Japan’s most famous franchises, Pokemon.... Read More
Nanokawa Shrine & Iwato Kagura
Nanokawa Shrine (Niyodogawa Town, Kochi Prefecture) is my favorite shrine so far, there is no... Read More
How do Japanese at the seasonal division?
Setsubun, which literally translates as “seasonal division,” is a traditional event held on the day... Read More
The Hikawa Shrine in Akasaka, Tokyo, like all 59 Hikawa shrines, is a spiritual branch... Read More
What are Koma-inu?
Imagine you are going out to dinner at your favorite Chinese or Japanese... Read More
The 5 Things You Need to Know Before You Visit a Shrine
No trip to Japan is complete with out a visit to at least one shrine.... Read More