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Ino-Cho Paper Museum
While I was in Kochi Prefecture, I stopped in the town of Ino to check... Read More
Mikoshi and Dashi
Every local shrine in Japan is responsible for celebrating its own deity and... Read More
Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode Six: A helping hand from beyond the grave)
Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode One:... Read More
What are Koma-inu?
Imagine you are going out to dinner at your favorite Chinese or Japanese... Read More
What are Tenmangu?
One of the most famous names in Japanese history would be Sugawara no Michizane. This... Read More
Revered Animals at Japan’s Temples & Shrines
When you think of temples and shrines in Japan, you might imagine Senso-ji Temple in... Read More