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The Story of Urashima Taro

By |2018-03-15T19:58:16+00:00October 9th, 2015|Categories: MythPodcast|Tags: , , , , |

This was one of the more comprehensive public domain versions I could find: Long, long ago in the province of Tango there lived on the shore of Japan in the little fishing village of Mizu-no-ye a young fisherman named Urashima Taro. His father had been a fisherman before him, and his skill had more than doubly [...]

11-Japanese Fairy Tales: Key Details (Urashima Taro, The Boy Who Drew Cats)

By |2018-03-15T14:57:28+00:00October 7th, 2015|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

These are two stories from Japanese fairy tales. I don't want to ruin them, so I can't say too much, but they are amazing. One is about a boy who draws pictures of cats, much to the detriment of his job and a ridiculous amount of ancient books. The other story is about a kind fisherman [...]