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Kibitsu-hiko-no-mikoto (吉備津彦命), also known as Hiko Isuseri-hiko no mikoto, was a legendary Japanese prince.

According to the Nihon Shoki, he was the son of Emperor Kōrei.[1] Legend says this prince slayed an ogre called Ura, which may be the demonization of the Kingdom of Kibi, destroyed during the reign of Kōrei-Tennō.

His kami is enshrined at Shinto shrines in Okayama Prefecture and Hiroshima Prefecture.[2]


  1. ^ Louis-Frédéric, "Kibitsu-hiko no Mikoto" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 513.
  2. ^, Kibitsuhiko jinja; Kibitsu jinja (Bingo); Kibitsu jinja (Bitchu); retrieved 2012-11-20.