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The Myth Shuten Doji

Kyoto’s Mt. Oe & the “Drunken Demon”

Donny Kimball
9 min readFeb 6, 2020

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The sun rises of a sea of clouds surrounding Kyoto’s Mt. Oe

Admittedly, I am a bit of a history buff and love to study the annals of Japan’s past. Alas, as a busy freelance digital marketer, I often don’t have the time to sit down and pour over original source material. As eloquently put by this eternally popular meme, ain’t nobody got time for that…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/