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The Bakemono Zukushi “Monster” Scroll (18th–19th century)

Adam Green - June 5, 2018 in bakemono, ghosts, japan, japanese art, japanese folklore, kwaidan, Lafcadio Hearn, monsters, yokai

Ghoulish array of shapeshifting monsters from Japanese folklore.

Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things (1904)

Adam Green - September 27, 2016 in japan, japanese folklore, Lafcadio Hearn

Deriving its title from the word for "ghost story" in Japanese this is a book by scholar and translator Lafcadio Hearn in which are compiled an array of ghost stories hailing from Japan.

Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things (1904)

Adam Green - September 27, 2016 in japan, japanese folklore, Lafcadio Hearn

Deriving its title from the word for "ghost story" in Japanese this is a book by scholar and translator Lafcadio Hearn in which are compiled an array of ghost stories hailing from Japan.

Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things (1904)

Adam Green - September 27, 2016 in japan, japanese folklore, Lafcadio Hearn

Deriving its title from the word for "ghost story" in Japanese this is a book by scholar and translator Lafcadio Hearn in which are compiled an array of ghost stories hailing from Japan.