Urashima Taro, Otohime and Turtle Free Paper Toys Download

Urashima Taro, Otohime and Turtle Free Paper Toys Download

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Urashima Taro, Otohime and Turtle Free Paper Toys DownloadHere are three paper toys from Legends of Old Japan, they are Urashima Taro, Otohime and Turtle, created by Bocci. Urashima Tarō is a Japanese legend about a fisherman who rescues a turtle and is rewarded for this with a visit to Ryūgū-jō, the palace of Ryūjin, the Dragon God, under the sea. He stays there for three days and, upon his return to his village, finds himself 300 years in the future.

One day a young fisherman named Urashima Tarō is fishing when he notices a group of children torturing a small turtle. Tarō saves it and lets it to go back to the sea. The next day, a huge turtle approaches him and tells him that the small turtle he had saved is the daughter of the Emperor of the Sea, Ryūjin, who wants to see him to thank him. The turtle magically gives Tarō gills and brings him to the bottom of the sea, to the Palace of the Dragon God. There he meets the Emperor and the small turtle, who was now a lovely princess, Otohime. On each of the four sides of the palace it is a different season. [Source: wikipedia]

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