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Japanese urban beliefs and legends: Folk tales, superstitions and curses in Japan

Kevin Tembouret

Japanese urban legends are passed on by word of mouth and come to you today, thanks to the illustrated book you are holding in your hands. Scary stories, popular beliefs, folk tales, ...

Explore all these mysteries and paranormal phenomena through the eras of Japan, from the Japanese Middle Ages to today. Follow the evolution of these stories that reflect the social and cultural changes of Japanese society in each period. To enhance your understanding of the folktales in this book, most stories include historical or cultural elements.

Discover now the vengeful ghosts that hide in the castles of Japan, the spirits that haunt the trains and all the other characters that make the richness of the Japanese urban legends: Sally-chan, the snow woman of Takigawa, the sisters of the slit-mouthed woman, etc.

This book may contain language and stories that are not appropriate for anyone under the age of 16.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: Apr 18th, 2023
  • Pages: 114
  • Language: English
  • Edition: undefined - undefined
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.24in - 0.36lb
  • EAN: 9798391757337
  • Categories: Ghost