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Mountain Temple Change | Southern Tohoku | Hokuou Joshi : Swedish Girl Åsa Discovers Japan All Over Again (14)

The rest of Japan's even more mysterious than Tokyo! Åsa, a manga artist from Stockholm, Sweden, sets off to discover a side of Japan she’s never seen before. Her travels take her to southern Tohoku, Fukuoka, Okinawa, Hiroshima, and Kyoto. There are all-new surprises and touching moments in store for her every step of the way. Read on and discover the quirks of Japan all over again through Åsa’s eyes in this essay comic!

Mountain Temple Change

Åsa’s comment

Yamadera had an offertory box for worshippers, but for some reason, the mountainside was littered with coins people had thrown into it—right out of reach! I can’t say I get what that’s about… It was a really pretty place, though! I had a lot of fun!

*Some places do not allow you to throw money at anywhere other than indicated offertory boxes.

*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.

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