Vintage matchbox bought in Tokyo. The God with these nice earlobes is Ebisu, one of the Seven Gods of Fortune.
Mossy kitsune. Fushimi Inari-taisha, Kyoto.
View from Harakiri-maru in Japan’s largest castle Himeji-jō, another World Heritage Site. It is believed that Harakiri-maru was a place for ritual suicide, with its stage-like structure, sword racks and drains possibly filled with blood. Hyōgo prefecture.
Statue in the Tō-ji temple area. One of the numerous World Heritage sites in Kyoto.