Check out our superstition on why you should never clip your nails at night!
I was lucky enough to talk with Matthew Meyer, author and illustrator of The Night Parade of One Hundred Demons and The Hour of Meeting Evil Spirits
Oshiri Tantei (おしりたんてい) is a talking butt who solves crimes! This was one of my favorite gems I found in Japan and now they've released an anime!
Most people think of human communication in terms of conversations and things we say to one another. For instance, greeting someone in the morning, saying thank you, or asking directions. These common uses of verbal communication, communication that uses words, occurs throughout our regular daily routine. Many experts agree that nearly 2/23 of our communication... Continue Reading →
Buruburu is not only the Japanese onomatopoeia for 'to shiver in fear' but it is also the name of the very yokai that causes this shiver!
Take an extra pair of underwear, wear an amulet, and never go in alone! These three tips may be just what you need to walk through Japan’s scariest haunted house from start to finish. The actual distance is about half a mile, or 900 meters. This place is said to be so scary that most... Continue Reading →