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Meet Strange Ghosts and Monsters in the Otherworldly City of Chofu (Tokyo)

In Japanese folklore, there are two types of mythical beings: yokai and yurei. There is a dizzying array of classification systems with the precise definitions varying by author and time period, and regardless of which you choose, there will always be fuzzy exceptions and beings that are hard to classify. That being said, in modern…

3 Arcade Games Japanese Kids are Hooked On!

Quite a number of people have the misconception that Japanese children are all about hitting the books. While it is true that these children have to pay attention to their studies, it doesn’t mean they have to sit at their desks and flip through the pages of their school books all day. Kids nowadays have…