OUR TEAM

Our Team

Takeharu Kato of Megurun

Takeharu Kato 

In 2011, Mr. Takeharu Kato was working in Hakuhodo, but was in search of something more powerful, somethi …

Tim Bunting 

Tim Bunting is a certified Yamabushi with almost a decade worth of experience in Yamagata living near the Dewa …

Our Guides

Shinji Kashima 

Born in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, after graduating from high school, he became a jazz musician. He went to Amer …

Yoshibu Ueno 

Born and raised in Kurokawa, a rural village in the hinterland of Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture, Mr. Ueno …

Mai Goto 

Mai grew up around her family’s souvenir shop in Yamadera, in the mountains at the edge of Yamagata City, and …

Megurun Experiences

Kurokawa Noh Village 

Group Size Price Per Person Two ¥65,000 Three ¥45,000 Four ¥35,000 Five ¥28,000 Six or more ¥27,000

Yamabushido Programs 

Zen at Zenpoji 

Group Size Price Per Person Two ¥38,000 Three ¥33,000 Four ¥29,000 Five ¥28,000 Six or more ¥27,000  

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Megurun aims to support sustainable rural communities. To achieve these aims, we gained a travel agency license registered with the governor of Yamagata Prefecture: Region 282.