New! Support Scarecrow Village

Furusato Kakashi

Kakashi are Japanese Scarecrows.

About two hours by car from Osaka and about one hour from Himeji Castle, "Okuharima Kakashi Village" is located in the mountains of the Hyogo Prefecture. As a way to combat the decreasing population villagers have been trying to revitalize the regional area, one villager started by making Kakashi people. While visiting, you will find the "original scenery of your hometown" that will warm your heart. There are more than a dozen villagers and about 130 scarecrows living here. Created one by one the villager is working hard to bring the village back to life. You have a chance to become a supporter of the Kakashi scarecrow in the village. A name plate will be attached to the supported Kakashi scarecrow, and we will send you a photo. We are planning to displayed for about three years, the terms are subject to change.

< Newly Created Kakashi Scarecrow Supporter >   < Co-Supporters of existing Kakashi Scarecrows >
US $380   US $120
  • A new Kakashi scarecrow will be created just for you. The Kakashi has to match the atmosphere of the village, but we will do our best to make Kakashi scarecrows that are as close to your wishes as possible. No Elvis in the village, sorry!
  • Choose your favorite Kakashi scarecrow which is already displayed in the village and become one of the co-supporters. You can choose from the "Hinamatsuri Festival ", "Elementary school Kids", "Ganko old man" and others.
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Furusato Kakashi

~ FAQ Frequently Asked Questions ~

      1. How long does it take to create a Kakashi scarecrow? A: It takes about 1 week to 10 days.
      2. Is it possible to have the new Kakashi scarecrow sent to the United States? A: The size of the Kakashi scarecrow is large and it is difficult to send it overseas.
      3. Can I go see the scarecrow? A: Please go see it. If you are a supporter, you can request to prepare village clothes for photography, please contact us when you decide to visit your buddy!
      4. Can the displayed names be the name of the organization? A: The name of the organization, company, or nickname are accepted, so please let us know your preference. Only when you have permission from the relevant organization/company.
      5. Is it okay to support from outside the United States? A: Yes. The payment will be by US dollars.
      6. Where are the supporting Kakashi scarecrows displayed? A: It is located indoors, in a private house or facility within the village. We try to prevent deterioration as much as possible by decorating it indoors. If there are multiple people who are jointly supported, the name plate will be a joint name.
      7. Is it possible to cancel after applying? A: You can cancel free of charge within 7 days from your order. After the 8th day, no refund.

~ Okuharima Kakashi Village~


Furusato Kakashi

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