Everyone has heard of vampires and werewolves, but how many have
heard of the rokuro-kubi, the tsuchinoki or the sagari? Japan has a
wealth of ghosts and monsters, collectively called yokai, which are
totally unknown in the West. The bizarre and wonderful folklore of
Japan includes giant corpse-eating rabbits, flaming pigs that steal
human genitals, perverse water goblins, blood sucking trees, a
dragon that impregnates women, cats who animate dead... more...