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Kumano Binchotan Makes it to the USA

It looks like the art of making charcoal is being revived in Kumano in Japan and now it is getting the attention of health minded people in North America. Watch this video on how Kishu is making its way into … Continue reading

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Interview with’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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