Read Japanese Literature

Kaidan—Japan’s Ghost Stories

February 25, 2022 Alison Fincher Season 1 Episode 7
Read Japanese Literature
Kaidan—Japan’s Ghost Stories
Show Notes

In this episode, we’ll be talking about Ueda Akinari and his Tales of Moonlight and Rain, some of the most influential Japanese ghost stories ever written.
- A raging intellectual debate
- A supernatural party game
- And a friend just dying to keep his promises

For notes, links to the suggested reading, and an illustration of Okiku, please visit the episode's webpage.