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Statue of Dr. Tokujiro Minakoshi (Akai Kutsu Furusato Park)

Who is he and what is his connection with Rusutsu Village?

He took the world by storm with his famous phrase, “Shiatsu is like a mother’s love; pressure stimulates the fountain of life.” Well known for treating former Japanese PM Shigeru Yoshida and Marilyn Monroe, Dr. Minakoshi spent his childhood here in Rusutsu. The statue was created by famous Hokkaido artist, Hidenori Yonesaka, with the hope of bringing energy and courage to everyone.

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Aza Rusutsu 127-9, Rusutsu, 048-1731


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