Kicking off 2020 will be a series on Japan’s ghosts, monsters and demons, the Yokai. Get the scoop on what’s included after the jump.
Over the next 3 months, you’ll find new articles about the terrifying ghosts that make up the cabal of specters. The topics will include:
- Yokai Origins
- The Yurei (ghosts)
- The Oni (demons)
- The Obake (monsters)
After that, we’ll look at some of the classic ghosts, monsters and demons that exemplify the Yokai classifications. You’ve already seen one of them, the Faceless Woman ghost (mujina). Check that out to get a taste of the upcoming series.
Look for the first post the weekend of January 17th.