Enjoy “Jinja Ehru” ginger ale from a historic shrine in Tokyo

Originally published on Sora News by Master Blaster


Drink up the shrine’s blessings in a most sacred pun.

Japan is full of various religious buildings, but the two most common are Shinto shrines known as “jinja” in Japanese, and Buddhist temples which are called “tera.” Both structures are often centuries old and have long-running sacred traditions.

For example, Kanda Myojin in Tokyo dates back almost 1,300 years and has long been regarded as one of the most spiritual spots in the metropolis. However, being located near Akihabara they aren’t afraid to get with the times, and the shrine making an appearance in Love Live! greatly boosted visitations

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