Japan Episodes

Sept. 26, 2022

64. 山姥 - Yamauba (Japanese Folklore)

In our first solo Halloween-themed episode of the year, Lizzie discusses Yamauba, a frightening old woman spirit from Japanese fo…

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Sept. 13, 2021

38. Yōkai (Themed Episode #8)

In our eighth themed episode, we talk about the supernatural Japanese creatures and phenomena known as yōkai. We discuss eight di…

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April 12, 2021

27. 鶴女房 - The Crane Wife (Japanese Folklore)

In today's episode we expose Zoe as a The Decemberists nerd as we discuss the Crane Wife, a tragic and fascinating figure from Ja…

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Nov. 30, 2020

11. お岩 - Oiwa (Japanese Folklore)

In our eleventh episode, we talk about the famous Japanese ghost story from the Yotsuya Kaidan! We discuss this yōkai's tragic or…

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