Uncanny Japan - Japanese Myths, Folktales, Superstitions, History and Language

Uncanny Japan - Japanese Myths, Folktales, Superstitions, Hi...

Thersa Matsuura

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Speculative fiction writer, long-term resident of Japan and Bram Stoker Award finalist Thersa Matsuura explores all that is weird from old Japan—strange superstitions, folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks. These are little treasures she digs up while doing research for her writing.
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Speculative fiction writer, long-term resident of Japan and Bram Stoker Award finalist Thersa Matsuura explores all that is weird from old Japan—strange superstitions, folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks. These are little treasures she digs up while doing research for her writing.
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Scary Story Time: "Go-Awa...

18 Oct 2021 | 55 mins 40 secs

Scary Story Time: "G...

18 Oct 2021 | 55 mins 40 secs

The Most Merciless Yokai:...

29 Sep 2021 | 13 mins 40 secs

The Most Merciless Y...

29 Sep 2021 | 13 mins 40 secs

Misemono: Edo Era Freak S...

15 Sep 2021 | 17 mins 06 secs

Misemono: Edo Era Fr...

15 Sep 2021 | 17 mins 06 secs

Ningyo: The Ugly (and Del...

30 Aug 2021 | 17 mins 23 secs

Ningyo: The Ugly (an...

30 Aug 2021 | 17 mins 23 secs

Obon Story Time: "At Yaid...

15 Aug 2021 | 30 mins 34 secs

Obon Story Time: "At...

15 Aug 2021 | 30 mins 34 secs

Hitobashira: The Tragic S...

30 Jul 2021 | 18 mins 24 secs

Hitobashira: The Tra...

30 Jul 2021 | 18 mins 24 secs

The Adorably Creepy Tofu ...

15 Jul 2021 | 09 mins 27 secs

The Adorably Creepy ...

15 Jul 2021 | 09 mins 27 secs

Mushi Okuri: Sending Off ...

29 Jun 2021 | 11 mins 14 secs

Mushi Okuri: Sending...

29 Jun 2021 | 11 mins 14 secs

Utsuro-Bune: The Hollow (...

15 Jun 2021 | 10 mins 32 secs

Utsuro-Bune: The Hol...

15 Jun 2021 | 10 mins 32 secs

Story Time – "Kaguya Hime...

01 Jun 2021 | 41 mins 41 secs

Story Time – "Kaguya...

01 Jun 2021 | 41 mins 41 secs

Fuujin & Raijin: The Gods...

16 May 2021 | 12 mins 24 secs

Fuujin & Raijin: The...

16 May 2021 | 12 mins 24 secs

Story Time: The Kappa's A...

02 May 2021 | 27 mins 02 secs

Story Time: The Kapp...

02 May 2021 | 27 mins 02 secs

Jigoku Tayuu: The Mysteri...

15 Apr 2021 | 14 mins 38 secs

Jigoku Tayuu: The My...

15 Apr 2021 | 14 mins 38 secs

Rated G Tanuki Buttons: T...

04 Apr 2021 | 26 mins 42 secs

Rated G Tanuki Butto...

04 Apr 2021 | 26 mins 42 secs

PG-13 Tanuki Buttons: Thi...

01 Apr 2021 | 26 mins 42 secs

PG-13 Tanuki Buttons...

01 Apr 2021 | 26 mins 42 secs