Kinshachi head back to the roof after spending the last few months on the ground.
You’d probably guess that Nagoya Castle, standing tall in downtown Nagoya, is a symbol of the city, and you’d be right…or at least half-right. While it’s definitely Nagoya’s biggest landmark in terms of size, a number of other Japanese cities have castles too, and so the the real symbol of Nagoya is what makes its castle special: the kinshachi.
— 名古屋城金シャチ特別展覧 (@kinshachi2021) May 12, 2021
Kinshachi translates literally as “golden killer whale,” but like a number of other creatures in Japanese folklore,