Ep 30: Yokai

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Am I pretty?

The boys of Blurry Photos keep their passports handy and travel this time to “the land of the rising sun” to check out Yokai. Steeped in folklore and the veneration of nature spirits, Yokai are the Japanese culture’s physical embodiment of nature’s energy, be it good or bad. Flora and Stecco discuss a little bit of their history before diving into a long list of types of Yokai. Treated much the same way as fables or tales to explain natural occurrences, stories of them have been told and re-told for ages and run the gamut from terrifying to fascinating. Grab your katana and your sake for this episode of the podcast!

 

Episode 30: Yokai

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