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Hatsu-yume

Thersa Matsuura – Uncanny Japan
Hatsu-yume: Your First Dream of the New Year

Hatsu-yume is the first dream you have in the New Year. In Japan there is a saying: ichi fuji, ni taka, san nasubi. Which means the luckiest dream you can have is of Mt. Fuji, the second luckiest thing to see in a dream is a hawk, and the third is an eggplant.

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January 8, 2020 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Kachi Kachi Yama

Kachi-Kachi Mountain

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November 11, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Urikohime

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October 21, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Kaibyo: The Supernatural Cats of Japan

Traditionally spooky felines
by Zack Davisson

An in-depth exploration of the sometimes charming, sometimes gruesome feline creatures and ghosts of Japan. Davisson illuminates the vast realm of kaibyo, or supernatural cats, with historical and modern cultural context. Lushly illustrated in full color with dozens of ukiyo-e prints and drawings. A must-have book for the Japanophile and cat-lover alike! First in a forthcoming series about the supernatural animals of Japan.

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October 11, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Japanese Fairy Tale Series

The Japanese Fairy Tale Series: The Illustrated Books That Introduced Western Readers to Japanese Tales (1885-1922)

October 10, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Japanese Nursery Rhymes

March 10, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

INTERACTIVE: Short Trip

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October 9, 2018 at 11:25 pm Leave a comment

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