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178-Tanuki: Changes

By |2020-04-14T23:21:31-04:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Episodes, Podcast|Tags: , |

An episode about the Tanuki, the notorious raccoon-dog trickster from Japan with giant...well...you'll see. The creature is the Tote Road Shagamaw, and a ManBearMoose who is really good at headstands. Like, it can walk a quarter mile doing a headstand. http://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/mythpodcast/MaL_ep178.mp3 Music: “Lina my Queen” by Blue Dot Sessions [...]

The Story of Urashima Taro

By |2018-03-15T19:58:16-04:00October 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 |2018-03-15T14:57:28-04:00October 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 [...]

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