Okayama shrine offers charms to protect each body part

National Nov 1, 2020

Okayama shrine offers charms to protect each body part

Many shrines and temples in Japan sell amulets for good health, but a shrine in Okayama Prefecture is famous for offering more than 50 varieties of charms for different parts of the body or symptoms. The unique amulets offered at Nihon Daiichi Kumano Shrine are ...

National / Crime & Legal Jul 16, 2014

Okayama girl, 11, missing; GPS trail goes cold

An 11-year-old girl from Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, has been missing since leaving school Monday afternoon, the Okayama Prefecture Police said Tuesday. The police released a photo of Sakura Moriyama, a fifth-grader of Nakasho Elementary School in Kurashiki, and asked people to offer information on her, ...