Sotoba Temple was a temple in Sotoba. It was also the place where the Muroi family lived. It was eventually destroyed in the fire started by Motoko Maeda that destroyed the village.
- Shinmei Muroi, head monk.
- Miwako Muroi, temple mistress
- Muroi Seishin, junior monk.
- Mitsuo Tadokoro, monk.
- Tsurumi, assistant monk.
- Ikebe, assistant monk.
- Katsue Tadokoro, volunteer helper.
- Chiyo, volunteer helper.