The view of Kobe in the time that Takamatsu was there living on the mountain. This would have been his view of the city.
The stone lantern at the Togakushi shrine near the border of Iga and Nara, it is dedicated to the safety of the soldiers.
Shane Sensei is a licensed Shidoshi in the Bujinkan and member of the Shidoshi-Kai. He has trained in the Bujinkan since 1998 and regularly travels to Japan for training.