Tokyo Daytripper: The Creepiest Buddha Statue In Japan! Just when I thought I’d seen about every possible variation of buddha in Japan, I came across this one. Whilst others have come in a variety of colours, materials, sizes and positions (standing, sitting, reclining…) nothing compares to this statue which is located just over an hour north of Tokyo. Travel north from Ikebukuro to Kurihashi, transfer to the Tobu Nikko Line and a few stops later is the not-so-snappily-named Itakuratoyodai-Mae Station…