5 Books Inspired By Japanese Mythology and Folklore

5 Books Inspired By Japanese Mythology and Folklore

My exposure to Japanese mythology and folklore actually began when I was in grade school. I started to read and excessive amount of manga, and through that, I took an interest in the folklore and mythos that inspired said stories. I still love the legends and stories, so this has definitely been an article long in the making. Here are five stories inspired by Japanese mythology and folklore.   1. “Tales of moonlight and Rain” image via goodreads Tales of Moonlight and Rain, written by Ueda Akinari, was originally published back in 1776. This is a collection of nine gothic …