Comedian Eiko Kano has become popular for his narcissistic comedy and singing. Recently, he has become explosively popular on Youtube for his live video game shows. Did you know that he has another profession apart from being a comedian?
Eiko Kano, face as a Shinto priest
Now compare the two images here!
あけましておめでとうございます。忙しさのピークをなんとか越えた！！ pic.twitter.com/whqMEU50jJ— 狩野英孝 (@kano9x) January 2, 2016
Do you think they are the same person? Well, both of the two images are of Eiko Kano.
The first one is Eiko Kano, the comedian we know so well; the second one is Eiko Kano dressed in a Shinto priest’s costume. Yes, his other face is that of a priest at the San Shrine (also known as Sakurada San Shrine) in Kurihara City, Miyagi Prefecture.
What exactly is Sakurada San Shrine?
Sakurada San Shrine is located in Kurihara City, Miyagi Prefecture, and is a magnificent shrine with a history of approximately 1,500 years. The “skin-guarding ring,” a ring amulet that often appears on his own Instagram, is also very romantic.
Shrines are very busy during the New Year season
On his Twitter account, he tweeted late at night that he was busy preparing for the New Year and was now going to bed. Even at the beginning of the year, when he spends all his time working, it seems that he has not forgotten to bring laughter to his fans. Many of you may have had your first laugh in 2023!
お正月。神社業務で忙しい中、ちょっとだけ空いた時間に防犯カメラを使って、『不審者を追い払う男』を演じてみました。— 狩野英孝 (@kano9x) January 1, 2023
If you are going to Miyagi Prefecture, go to San Shrine.