A young woman and her experience one rainy day at a train station which changes her reality. Akutagawa Ryunosuke brings us a strange story indeed.
A classic tale of three fishermen from the frozen north
A short story about a demon by literary legend Akutagawa Ryunosuke. Translated by Richard Medhurst.
A tale of demons by well-known author of children’s literature, Miyahara Kōichirō. Translated by Emily Balistrieri.
A story about a boy and the peculiar cat he finds on the way home. Our longest story yet!
Another story featuring the mischievous Tanuki and its shape-shifting powers. A classic tale by author Yumeno Kyūsaku, who was known for his wildly imaginative works in the early Shōwa period of Japan.
It seems that even train conductors have plenty to deal with on the job. Author Toshiyama Yoshi tells us a tale of a close call in the middle of the night.
A tale of a man in a foreign city by Tai Matsumoto, an author well known for his detective novels. As nice as San Francisco really is, any place can feel strange if you’re a stranger yourself.
A delightful little tale from Niimi Nankichi. Very few things sound quite as much fun as a group of furry animals and some fireworks.
A delightful little piece by master storyteller Tanaka Kōtarō, who wrote a huge number of “unsettling” tales in the early Showa era.