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On The Fox Trail……At Tokyo’s Most Hidden Shrine!

About four years ago I was talking to an older student about strange and interesting shrines in and around Tokyo and he mentioned that there was a kind of secret shrine in Akihabara somewhere but I completely forgot about it … Continue reading

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On The Fox Trail……At Zao Fox Village (Miyagi)

  The fox (kitsune in Japanese) has long been an important animal in local folklore and mythology. Inari is the rice god and so powerful that humans can only communicate with him by sending requests via his messengers; foxes, who … Continue reading

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