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Namahage Museum, Oga

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  • This museum is very well thought out. The Namahage are folk characters that come on New Year's Eve to scare kids into good behavior under the threat of being taken from their families. As others state...  more »
  • The Nahamage Museum is a noteworthy stop for those interested in local cultural and folklore traditions. However, parents may want to think carefully before visiting with small children in tow! Happil...  more »
  • The Namahage are ogres who visit houses on New Year's Eve to check up on naughty kids (and sometimes young brides), scareing them into behaving well for the coming year. In reality, it is men from the...  more »