Dr Haruhisa Handa

Haruhisa Handa is a Japanese businessman and Chairman and spiritual leader of the Shinto-based religion World Mate. He earned a masters degree in creative arts from WAAPA University, West Australia, and a Ph.D in Literature from the Academy of Arts & Design at Tsinghua University.  He is also known by the name Toshu Fukami in his artistic career, as well as the pen name Toto Ami.

Inspiration came from Azami in Japanese which translates to English as ’Thistle’.

This Lion is part of The London Pride sculpture trail.


Tusk Lion Trail 2021 - Dr Haruhisa Handa - Generously sponsored by ISPS Handa Image Credit: Nick Andrews
Generously sponsored by ISPS Handa
Located at Waterloo Place
Waterloo Place, St. James’s, SW1Y 4AR

Image Credits: Nick Andrews

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Lion Sculpture Location:

Waterloo Place

Waterloo Place, St. James’s, SW1Y 4AR

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This lion will go to auction at Bonhams on 9 November 2021, with 100% of sale proceeds going directly to support Tusk’s conservation projects in Africa. To register your interest in advance please contact Tusk on 01747 831005 or [email protected]

The initiative is presented by DHL in association with our global co-sponsor ISPS Handa. Each lion is generously sponsored by a Lion Trail corporate partner or donor.