Tanuki is the common name for the Japanese raccoon dog. They have been part of Japanese folklore since ancient times. The legendary tanuki is reputed to be mischievous and jolly, […]

The Ghost of Oiwa (Yotsuya Kaidan)

A pretty young wife is weak from illness. The daughter of their neighbor has fallen in love with Oiwa’s husband. The neighbor sends medicine to Oiwa that ultimately destroys her […]