Daibutsu, Kamakura

Daibutsu, Kamakura
Daibutsu in Kamakura, June 2010. There were thousands of school kids visiting that day. It was still great fun.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Demon of Otawara

I came across this today during one of my many walks around Otawara. It was next to the door of some type of business. I am not sure what it is but it looks like some kind of a demon. So I call it the Demon of Otawara.



6 comments:

  1. Very cool statue. I wonder if it's supposed to be a lion?

    (http://www.theanimeblog.com/japanese-culture-links/kabuki-in-nyc-follow-up/)

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  2. I don't know but it's wearing an interesting outfit.

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  3. Very cool! Possibly a demon to ward off evil spirits :)

    Japan Australia

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  4. Yes, that could be it.

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  5. Interesting statue :)

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