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Articles tagged japanese culture

Sunday, October 19 2008

Yokai Attack!: The Japanese Monster Survival Guide by Hiroko Yoda and Matt Alt

To understand yokai is to understand the central fears and hazards of Japanese culture, be it feudal or futuristic.


Monday, August 20 2007

Salmonella Men on Planet Porno by Yasutaka Tsutsui

There's a mean streak of misogyny that runs almost throughout the collection and tends to distract from everything else going on around it.


Sunday, August 19 2007

After Dark by Haruki Murakami

Allusions are drawn, but the details are murky enough to keep us guessing.


Monday, August 6 2007

Poison Woman by Christine L. Marran

The most infamous of the "Poison Women" became notorious because her every action upset the natural order.


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