As anime writers get more creative, they often depart from the original versions of the traditional creatures and create their own spin.
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Exploring sacred places in Japan for ghost, demons and tricksters.
Discover the mischievous water-dweller believed to inhabit Japan's swamps, lakes and rivers.
We all love Japan's ghosts and monsters, but which are the weirder spirits in Japanese folklore, and which should you be worried about?
This collection of scary snow spooks will send you diving under the kotatsu.
Halloween in Japan doesn't have to be scary. We delve into the world of Japanese monsters to look for kid-friendly, uniquely Japanese thrills and activities for parents and teachers.
The harvest season in Japan is associated with a mixture of horrific and helpful yokai spirits.