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Bad Luck Self-Destruction Ceremony

"Cut" away your bad luck with a real Japanese katana sword!

 Operation Period

4th Sunday of every month.

 Time Required

Approximately 3 hours.

 Number of Participants



33,000 JPY– (tax included)

To be victorious in life’s challenges, it is important to cut off the bad luck and energy that surrounds you. At Akiu Shrine, Master Swordsman, Yoshihiro Abe, will teach you how to "cut" away your bad luck with an authentic Japanese katana sword.

As you swing the sword down with confidence and pure heart, you will cut away obstacles and negativity from your life. Bring home the cut straw pillar as a special memory. It is said raising the straw pillar towards the northeast will help you gather good luck.

11:30 Reception Opens
12:00 Explanation of Experience
12:10 Prayer by chief priest at main shrine
12:30 "Evil Energy Annihilation Ceremony" at Warakuden Hall
13:00 "Bad Luck Self-Destruction Ceremony" at Warakuden Hall
(* performed by one person at a time)
After the ceremony is over, dedicate a victory banner on the shrine grounds.
15:00 Finish

* Please eat lunch before joining as no food is available during the experience.

One-by-one, Master Swordsman Yoshihiro Abe will teach participants how to cut away bad luck from their lives.

Experience Program Name Bad Luck Self-Destruction Ceremony
Activity LocationAkiu Shrine, Main Hall
Operator NameAkiu Shrine
Telephone Number022-399-2208
Time RequiredApproximately 3 hours.
Operation Period4th Sunday of every month.
Start Time12:00
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants28people
Important notes regarding participationPlease wear clothes that are easy to move around in during the experience.
Bad Luck Self-Destruction Ceremony33,000 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the price• Experience fee
• “God of Victory” banner
• Good luck charm
• Prayer at shrine
• Souvenir
What is not included in the priceTransportation or lodging expenses.
Method of PaymentPlease use one of the following payment options when applying:
credit card, convenient store payment, Pay-easy.
Meeting Spot22 Shimizukubokita, Akiumachi Nagafukuro, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0243
Meeting Time11:30 (Reception Opens)
Access25-min drive from the Tohoku Expressway Sendai-Minami IC
Free parking area. Also space available for large buses.
Barrier-free AccessNo
About multi-lingual supportJapanese