So far, we have learned that Taro residents and Esprit friends, temple abbot Eisei Takahashi-san and taiko drummers Masaru Sasaki-san and Yamazaki-san are safe from harm.
Our host, Eisai Takahashi-san, abbot of Soto Zen Temple, Jounji, is safe from harm.
Taiko drum group. So far we have heard that Yamazaki-san (second from left, front) and Masaru Sasaki-san (third from left in sleeveless shirt) are safe from harm.
The view of the Pacific from our hotel rooms.