Yakushima: On a Quest for Princess Mononoke

“Cut off a wolf’s head and it still has the power to bite.” Apparently, but alas I was unable to test this hypothesis during my recent trip to Yakushima, aka, the scenic inspiration for studio Ghibli’s Princess Mononoke/もののけ姫. Setting off from Oita city with my travel companions, R & L, we didn’t depart until nearly… Continue reading Yakushima: On a Quest for Princess Mononoke