The End of Winter 冬の終わりに

A short piece full of distinctly Japanese dark humour.

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Yotaro and the Tanuki 狸と与太郎

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.

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The Idiot Express 馬鹿な汽車

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.

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