Imagine someone calling you over, dropping their clothes and bending over to present you with a fantastic view of their naked butt. Congratulations! You've just met Shirime!
In the old days, whistling in Japan was a common form of communication between criminals and thugs. Whistling at night could bring you dire consequences!
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
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!
Dreaming of Pigs Have you ever had a dream of those cute little pink animals who love mug? Pigs are a symbol of wealth and luck in Korea so dreaming of these cute little animals is said to give you more money and luck in your future. Of course, how can you get yourself to... Continue Reading →