蘇る九尾狐 PLOJECT9b ArtDirector Akira Himekawa×Nine-Tailed Fox in Nasu

Project9b the pilgrimage to the holy ground of "Reviving Nine-Tailed Fox"

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②Each holy land point character
will guide you as a storyteller!

Scan the QR code on the information board with your smartphone, etc. and a character will pop up on your screen and provide guidance about the spot in the movie (in Japanese, English, and Chinese except S1.S2).

Each holy land point character will guide you as a storyteller!
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③Download application!

To enjoy more, let’s download “COCOAR2” with QR code.

To enjoy more, let’s download “COCOAR2” with QR code.
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④Take a commemorative photo
with a PROJECT9b character!

Start your app, scan the character (AR marker) illustrated on the information board and enjoy taking photos with it.

Take a commemorative photo with a PROJECT9b character!
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⑤Join digital stamp rally to
collect all the characters!

After photo, click “Stamp Rally, here!” button on your screen, it will change to character collecting screen (External browser will open).

Join digital stamp rally to collect all the characters!
▼ Let's scan and play on your smartphone!

Let's participate in
the digital stamp rally and win a gift!

Stage1 Visit any 3 holy spots and get
an original postcard!

●Gift pick up at: Nasu Kogen Information (Nasu Tourism Association)
●Promo period: Apr 1, 2020- Sept 30, 2020
●Promo hours: 09:00-17:30 (open 7 days a week during the promo period)

※ Present your mobile phone screen to our staff.
※ 1 gift per person during the period.

Stage2 Complete to visit all 12 holy spots and download “The boss character
movie”. Furthermore,Win the original goods by Akira Himekawa!

  • ●Lucky winners will be selected from the survey respondents.
  • ●Application due: Dec 31, 2020
  • ●Only one application per person
  • ●Only winners will be notified.
Furthermore,Win the original goods by Akira Himekawa!

Visit our store, original character goods
are on sale!

Main Shop

●Sengoku Busho Shop
3584-4 Takaku Otsu,Nasu-machi, Nasu-gun
TEL 0287-78-1886
Business Hours:10:00-18:00(until 17:00 during winter season)
except Wednesdays

戦国武将ショップ

●Zakkaya KORVI
2730-35 Takaku Otsu, Nasu-machi,Nasu-gun (Inside Oliver Village)
TEL 0287-74-5990
Business Hours:10:00-18:00(until 17:00 during winter season)
except Wednesdays

雑貨屋KORVI

Also available at

  • Nasu Animal Kingdom 
  • Nasu Highland Park
  • Nasu Safari Park
  • Nasu Kogen Information(Nasu Tourism Association)
  • Nasu Kogen Visitor Center
  • Nasu Heisei-no-mori Forest

Q&A

Q. AR marker cannot be scanned at a holy land point,what shall I do?
A. Restart the app to scan the camera over the character. If it still does not work, restart your mobile phone.
Q. Unable to scan the data.
A. Please check GPS on your mobile is working. Start cocoAR application and activate "GPS" on the screen.

Pilgrimage the holy land of "Nine-Tailed Fox"
PROJECT9b

Characters born out of the imaginary Pandora's box based on the myth of Nine-Tailed Fox handed down over many generations will create such unique sense of the world with AR (augumented reality) and motion movie technology and run around the land of Nasu.

sanctuary spot MAP

Characters in holy lands
① to ⑩ are named!

KOUEN

CV【jp】Akari Maeda 【cn】陳尓咤

Sesshoseki

Historical site of“Nine-Tailed Fox” folklore.You will feel unique air with sulfer smell,Sainokawara and Sentaijizou.

HAKURO

CV【jp】Natsumi Tabata 【cn】李 斌

Nasu Onsen(Hot spring)

那須温泉

“Shikanoyu” is source of Nasu Onsen opened 1390 years ago.“Mukashigatarikan” around here exhibits photograph of old spa resort.

SEKIRAN

CV【jp】Akari Maeda 【cn】曹 子徳

Mt. Chausudake

茶臼岳

1915m altitude, main mountain of Nasu mountains. Nasu Ropeway can carry you to 9th station of the mountain, and around 300 thousand people enjoy climbing.

MUKYO

CV【jp】Satoko Karasawa 【cn】チャン ウェンジン

Komadome-no-Taki waterfall

Komadome-no-Taki waterfall

Beautiful waterfall looking down from the deck. Many photographers gather in fresh green/autumn color season.

KONOHA

CV【jp】Yui Shirai 【cn】李 好廻

Nasu Heisei-no-mori Forest

Nasu Heisei-no-mori Forest

Applox 550 hectare forest which was imperial villa till 2011. Treasury of animals and plants, best place of nature observation.

KAREN

CV【jp】Yui Kurasawa 【cn】李 好廻

Yahata Azaleas

Yahata Azaleas

Best scenic spot in Nasu Area to view Kanto Plain. Boardwalks are prepared to enjoy walking through azaleas.

YUGEN

CV 【jp】Tomoya Kanzaki 【cn】曹 子徳

Yugyoyanagi Willow

Yugyoyanagi Willow

Famous spot as theme of Noh and Yokyoku, and Basho Matsuo composed Haiku here.

FUMA

CV 【jp】Hina Kitamura 【cn】チャン ウェンジン

Kurodahara

Kurodahara

Kurodahara station opened in 1891 has long history. Around here prospered as auction place of “Nasugoma” horses.

RAIKAKU

CV 【jp】Syotaro Tengou 【cn】李 斌

Tosando

Tosando

Iono village along Tosando remains old-time scene of Satoyama, flow of Sanzo river, Minosawa red spider lilies and so on.

KOHAKU

CV 【jp】Saori Yamaguchi

Nasukogen(Nasu Highland)

Nasukogen(Nasu Highland)

Popular sightseeing area standing smart restaurants and leisure facilities. Also there is Nasu imperial villa that Royal families stay for rest.

English voice cooperation Utsunomiya Bunsei Girls' High School English Study Abroad Course
English voice recording cooperation Utsunomiya Media Arts Vocational School

Meet our new friends!
Let's take a picture with
an original character!!

※Admission fee is required for entering into S1/ S2 facilities respectively.

HAKUOU

Nasu Animal Kingdom

Nasu Animal Kingdom

Pet and feed the animals and feel them closer! New facility will open in spring 2020! Meet our new friend, an arctic wolf.

SHIKOU

Nasu Safari Park

Nasu Safari Park

Experience-type of safari park to tour the safari zone to visit white lions, tigers, giraffes, elephants and the like by your own vehicle or a bus.

Each characters hide in each PROJECT9b sanctuary spot.

Let's visit 12 holy spots in Nasu!
Clear 3 spots and win an original postcard!

Recommended walking course for pilgrimating

【Total hour of pilgrimage】50 min.
【Total Distance】 1.7 km

2 Nasu Onsen (Hot spring)0.3㎞、徒歩10分

1Sesshoseki (Historical site Sesshoseki) 1.4㎞、徒歩40分※クマに注意!

6Yahata Azaleas (Yahata Azaleas Park)

Clear any 3 holy spots and win the original postcard!
(for more information see the other side)

オリジナルポストカード

Pick Up SPOT

Nasu Yuzen Jinja Shrine

Starting Spring 2020, voting pictures of the holy land characters will be on sale at Nasu Yuzen Jinja Shrine!

Gojinkasai Festival
(Fire festival with Taiko drum performance by costumed as Nine-Tailed Fox)

An illusional religious services by participants in a white costume marching from Nasu Yuzen Jinja Shrine to Sesshoseki holding a torch in hand and setting fire on the large torge (Gojinka) followed by the performance of the local performing arts "taiko drum by Nine-Tailed Fox with white mask and golden fur" at "Sesshoseki" as a finale. General visitors may join "Taimatsu gyoretsu (torch parade)".
Next performance will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2020!