"Japan Heritage" promotes regional revitalization and tourism measures using cultural assets based on a certified story that summarizes the local traditional culture.
We created a storybook in the form of a picture book so that more people could know Japan heritage "Kunisaki".
The picture books are intended for children, but even if read by adults,Interesting.
The picture books are read by parents and children.
When children go to see "Kunisaki" cultural properties found in picture books, they need the help of parents.
We hope that you and your children will read picture books and go to see the Japan heritage "Kunisaki".
This storybook is also available in English and French versions. Please see from PDF data.
Synopsis and illustrations of picture books
Synopsis of picture book
The main character is Taro who lives in Osaka, Japan.
He went to his grandmother's house in "Kunisaki".
That evening, my grandmother told him the old story of Kunisaki's Oni.
Taro thought that there should be no Oni, but he had a mysterious dream late at night.
Illustrations in picture books
The illustrations were created by Gaku Nakagawa.
He is also a monk at Zuisenji Temple in Kyoto, and he works on many illustrations that are the motifs of the Buddhist world.
We thought that his design fit of worldview of the Japan Heritage "Kunisaki".
The Encyclopedia of Oni of Kunisaki
In the latter half of this picture book, there is also a encyclopedia "Kunisaki".
It explains in detail about "Oni of Kunisaki", so please enjoy it.
六郷満山日本遺産推進協議会のオンラインショップ「KUNISAKI PEAKS OniLINE」のオープンに合わせて、ストーリーブックの販売も開始いたしました！