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  • Now Kotoko is learning firsthand that healing the yokai is a lot more challenging than getting rid of them!

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  • So I didn't recognize the name, but following a viewing of the Takeshi Miike movie "The Great Yokai War" I did a little bit of digging on "yokai", the various Japanese forest spirits and demons that make up Japanese mythology.


  • Mysterious and nerdy classmate Yuko arrives and reveals himself to be a “yokai doctor,” whose ministrations tend to make the imps cease and desist their mischief.

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  • Kotoko hates yokai; Kuro is linked to them in ways beyond his mystical, medical ministrations; can the two ever be true friends?

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  • Papp shows how the symbolism of yokai (Japanese folk spirits) has changed over the years.

    Mechademia 4: War/Time » Manga Worth Reading

  • Today, yokai have become the defenders of indigenous Japanese culture.

    Mechademia 4: War/Time » Manga Worth Reading

  • The panel began with a discussion of what are yokai (see my exhibit report for a discussion of the term).

    Ed’s NYAF Convention Report » Manga Worth Reading

  • In World War II, yokai represented foreign invaders.

    Mechademia 4: War/Time » Manga Worth Reading

  • Then today, Fark linked an MSNBC article about a new book detailing various monsters from Japanese folklore, also known as “yokai.”

    Asian Monsters « Geek Related

  • Given my increasing interest in manga, and my long-time interest in mythology, this story, about a boy who encounters yokai various beings from Japanese mythology caught my eye.

    Archive 2010-03-01


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