It was in this area, however, that what will likely forever remain one of the most famous series of Japanese movies was born. It is the area still most closely associated with the lead actor in the move – one Kiyoshi Atsumi – but it is an area that has found fame over the centuries for a famous temple and its lengthy approach as much as for serving as the location in which a film was based over a period spanning four decades - although many of those reasons need reminding every now and then – especially with the passing of time.