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Fairy tales, Folklore, and Myths
Fairy tales, folklore, and myths from around the world, plus the occasional dash of history.
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7 Types of Yokai – Japan’s Snow Monsters

7 Types of Yokai – Japan’s Snow Monsters | Fairy tales, Folklore, and Myths | Scoop.it
To learn much more about Japanese Ghosts, check out my book Yurei: The Japanese Ghost In the frozen north of the Japan, the snow piles deep and high and brings monsters. Whether riding on the avala...
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Here's a wonderful overview of Japanese snow monsters by translator, writer, and Japanese folklore and ghost scholar Zack Davisson.

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Japanese Art and Folklore: Mystery of the Tengu and Kyosai - Modern Tokyo Times

Japanese Art and Folklore: Mystery of the Tengu and Kyosai - Modern Tokyo Times | Fairy tales, Folklore, and Myths | Scoop.it
Japanese Art and Folklore: Mystery of the Tengu and Kyosai
Modern Tokyo Times
The yokai represent aspects of the mystery of folklore in Japan and the transformation of Tengu is also fascinating within the changing thought patterns of Japan.
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