By Yvonne Ying

Get to Know Japan’s Unconventional Rocker, Gackt!

A singer, musician, songwriter, record producer, actor, and the most interesting person that one can find: Camui M.S. Gackt, or Gackt as he is famously known, at one time, claimed that he was a vampire that was born in 1540. But who is the famous rocker really? Gackt’s Beginnings and Music Career Since the age…

The Origins of Japan’s Most Famous Monster Kappa

There are all sorts of monsters and ghosts mentioned in Japanese mythical stories which have always intrigued millions of people. They’re the Oni (鬼), which literally means demons, though it is more suitable to describe it as a demon; and also the Tengu (天狗), legendary creatures with the head and the wings of a bird.…