Protector of the Innocent, Punisher of Evil

Bato is the hero inspired by Bato Kannon (馬頭観音,horse-headed Kannon, Hayagriva). He has the following powers!

Bato is suitable for people who need protection and want to overcome negative emotions like anger and frustration.

Bato is a Buddhist deity that wears a horse mask and has a fierce expression. The deity is often depicted as having multiple arms and holding various weapons or symbols, such as a lotus flower or a vajra. The horse symbolizes speed and strength, while the fierce expression represents the deity’s ability to protect and vanquish evil.

Let’s go see this hero!

There are several places where these heroes can be seen, but the following locations are recommended!

Daihouon-ji Temple

  • Name
    • 大報恩寺(だいほうおんじ)
    • Daihouon-ji Temple
  • Address
    • Kyoto
    • 1034 Mizomaechō, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto, Japan


  • Name
    • 大安寺(だいあんじ)
    • Daian-ji
  • Address
    • Nara
    • Daian-ji, 2 Chome-18-1 Daianji, Nara, Japan


  • Name
    • 観世音寺(かんぜおんじ)
    • Kanzeon-ji
  • Address
    • Fukuoka
    • Kanzeon-ji, 5 Chome-6-1 Kanzeonji, Dazaifu, Fukuoka, Japan