Day 5 of Hotsui Matsuri: Nihongo Legends – Tanuki Time

Hello and welcome back to Hotsui Matsuri! Today is day five of Hotsui Matsuri and we’re also going to be doing yet another Nihongo Legends post! And this time? This time we’re going to be talking about a folklore legend that is seeped in actual truth: the legend of the Tanuki. What is a Tanuki? … More Day 5 of Hotsui Matsuri: Nihongo Legends – Tanuki Time

Day 3 of Hotsui Matsuri: Nihongo Legends- The Mighty Kappa

Hey ya’ll. It’s Luna here, and today for Hotsui Matsuri I wanna talk about some Nihongo Legends. And today? Today on Nihongo Legends, we’re going to be talking about one of my favorite Japanese creatures; the legend of the Kappa. Why do I like Kappa? Literally no idea. But I have been interested in them … More Day 3 of Hotsui Matsuri: Nihongo Legends- The Mighty Kappa

Day 2 of Hotsui Matsuri: Nihongo Legends- Shrine Maidens

Welcome to day two of Hotsui Matruri! Last year, we cover shrines and legends, which means it’s only natural that we talk about Shrine Maidens this year. This beautiful culture is mesmerizing and it’s stories are captivating. These maidens are the gems of Shinto. History Shrine Maidens also known as Miko or Fujo are trained … More Day 2 of Hotsui Matsuri: Nihongo Legends- Shrine Maidens

Day 5 of Otakutober: Nihongo Legends–Shinigami

Welcome to another Day of Otakutober and why not add to the series of blogs called Nihongo Legends where I set the records straight in a spark note version of Japanese Myth! This time I’ll be talking about the oh-so-elusive Shinigami. DEATH GODS. (Not to be confused with Shikigami.) These gods aren’t just attracted to … More Day 5 of Otakutober: Nihongo Legends–Shinigami