Urashima Taro

Urashima Taro: What’s the Moral of this Japanese Folk Legend?

How many folktales and legends do you know? Are there any fables or moral stories that are unique to your country? Folktales are often told throughout generations to simply explain morals and values to children with easy to understand stories. Some folk legends endure hundreds of years and are still well known today. Some examples…

Improve Your Japanese By Checking Out These 4 Must-Read Japanese Fairy Tales!

Fairy tales are a good example of a global concept, because they are prevalent in every culture. Reading fairy tales allows you to learn about a culture more in-depth, and add to the knowledge you already have through portrayal in the media. Recently, I have started to learn more about Japanese fairy tales. There are…