Komainu at Yoshibaoka Fuji Asama Shrine

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Komainu, often called lion-dogs in English, are statue pairs of lion-like creatures that guard the entrance or the honden, or inner shrine of many Japanese Shinto shrines.

This Komainu is lcoated at the Yoshibaoka Fuji Asama Shrine in Tokyo, Japan. An Asama shrine is a type of Shinto Shrine in Japan centered on the worship of the kami of volcanos in general, and Mount Fuji in particular.

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