Tag Archives: yokai

Amabie Back

Hi blog. Well, the school term has finished.  This year ended in an anticlimax, with no classes for the last three weeks and the usual festivities cancelled. We also had the governor of Tokyo warning people that a lockdown may … Continue reading

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Don’t Count Your Dishes (Before They’re Smashed)

A shudder went through both at the sight. Wan, frail, the beautiful anguished evil face of a girl could be seen through the long tangled hair framing it. Slender to the emaciation of great suffering she knelt before the pile … Continue reading

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Hihi – No Laughing Matter

Hi blog. Nature in Japan hasn’t been terribly friendly as of late.  It seems that if the climate isn’t trying to kill you, the geology is. So, let’s take a break from nature per se and look at some folklore … Continue reading

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