From the legendary Japanese monster Amabie (pictured here on Instagram by artist Ikumi Nakada) to giant guardian statues, Japan is fighting back against the coronavirus with wishes of good luck, exercise and online prayers. Photo: Ikumi Nakada From the legendary Japanese monster Amabie (pictured here on Instagram by artist Ikumi Nakada) to giant guardian statues, Japan is fighting back against the coronavirus with wishes of good luck, exercise and online prayers. Photo: Ikumi Nakada
From the legendary Japanese monster Amabie (pictured here on Instagram by artist Ikumi Nakada) to giant guardian statues, Japan is fighting back against the coronavirus with wishes of good luck, exercise and online prayers. Photo: Ikumi Nakada

Japanese artists fight Covid-19 with help of a legendary monster, upbeat DJ mixes and live-streamed temple rituals

  • Japanese artists and musicians are finding creative ways to express the fight against the Covid-19 outbreak, and post the results on Instagram and Twitter
  • Shrines and temples in the country have also set up dedicated rituals that can be watched and taken part in online

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From the legendary Japanese monster Amabie (pictured here on Instagram by artist Ikumi Nakada) to giant guardian statues, Japan is fighting back against the coronavirus with wishes of good luck, exercise and online prayers. Photo: Ikumi Nakada From the legendary Japanese monster Amabie (pictured here on Instagram by artist Ikumi Nakada) to giant guardian statues, Japan is fighting back against the coronavirus with wishes of good luck, exercise and online prayers. Photo: Ikumi Nakada
From the legendary Japanese monster Amabie (pictured here on Instagram by artist Ikumi Nakada) to giant guardian statues, Japan is fighting back against the coronavirus with wishes of good luck, exercise and online prayers. Photo: Ikumi Nakada
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