Hotarubi no Mori e, Kamishikimi Kumanoimasu Shrine, 2011; Aso-Takamori, Kumamoto prefecture, 18 April 2016
While Natsume Yuujinchou has been my favourite
work from Yuki Midorikawa for many years now, I consider Hotarubi no Mori e
the chrysalis that started it all. And far as exploring Japan’s power spots go,
Kamishikimi Kumanoimasu Shrine
has fascinated me enough to give Mount Aso a miss and divert my travel plans down a less beaten path.