Category Archives: Video Clips

Video posts.

Exploring Shimosato

Take a little journey to rural Japan! Here is a 7 minute journey to enjoy if but virtually! This little seaside village is just about 20-30 minutes from Kushimoto to the south on the Kii Peninsula. There are thousands of … Continue reading

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A Gift from Santa Cruz to Kumanogawa Town

This is short video showing the delegates of the Shingu Sister City Committee delivering financial support from Santa Cruz Sister City Committee and Alan J. Hiromura.

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Discovering Shingu

Here is a video by a newcomer to Shingu. Perhaps you can learn from his experiences!

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Ueshiba Morihei Founder of Aikido Part 1

Ueshiba Morihei, founder of the Aikido, the peaceful martial art, was born in Tanabe on the Kishu Peninsula in Wakayama. Shingu, Wakayama is famous for the Kumano World Juku Aikido Dojo where Ueshiba Morihei, also known as ‘O Sensei’ or … Continue reading

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Music in Kumano

Kumano is not just about spiritual pilgrimages, mountains, rivers, ocean, and shrines. Kumano also has some great places to listen to enjoy the arts, music, and meet the local people. Here is one concert that I and my good friend … Continue reading

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Kumano Sanzan-HayatamaTaisha in the Spring

This video was shot in the Spring of 2011 and is a slow virtual tour around the Hayatama Grand Shrine that is situated near the Kumano River in Shingu City. Hayatama Taisha, also known as Hayatama Shrine, is one of … Continue reading

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Kumano Sanzan-Hongu Taisha in the Spring

This video was shot in the Spring of 2011 and is a slow virtual tour around the Hongu Grand Shrine, in Hongu cho, Tanabe City and is one of the Kumano Sanzan which also includes the Hayatama Grand Shrine in … Continue reading

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Typhoon Talas – The Worst Typhoon in Kumano’s History

On September 3rd and 4th a slow moving typhoon hovered over Kumano and compounded with Kumano’s own cloud cover to produce record breaking torrential rainfall. Parts of the region received the equivalent of 6 months to 1 years worth of … Continue reading

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Interview with Mikumano.net’s Otake Tetsuo

In this interview, in Japanese, Otake Tetsuo talks a little about his web sites and how he is introducing people in Japan to the secret treasures in Kumano. It is quite common for Kumano’s most ardent fans to be from … Continue reading

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Making Kumano Bancha in Akakura

Making Kumano Bancha Of course it is all organic made using traditional methods.

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