Tag Archives: pokemon

Pokémon’s Spooky Ancestors! – Look for the article today!

We are in today’s print edition of The New York Times Sunday Arts & Leisure section!  Look for the headline, “Pokémon’s Spooky Ancestors!”  http://www.nytimes.com/…/reviving-japans-dreaded-and-belove… And thanks to all the folks sharing links and ordering copies – your support means the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Exciting News!

I’m sorry sorry I haven’t been on in awhile., but I’ve been really busy writing and editing my books.  I can assure you they will be worth the wait! But the good news is I’ll be presenting two panels at … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Big October News!

I’ve got some very exciting news!  I’ll be single-handedly presenting a lecture on the Yokai at Another Anime Convention 2013 in Manchester, New Hampsire!  I haven’t received exact details yet, but I’m super excited and I’m working on my presentation … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Yokai Tanka: Bake-zori

Zo-zori-zori, Running through an empty house Dancing in the dark Even without the humans The sandals will dance-dance-dance

Posted in A-Tanka-A-Day, Yōkai Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A-Tanka-A-Day: Ayakashi

Three days on the sea Rain falls upon a small boat Men gather their pails And gather the gallons of oil From the eel’s underbelly

Posted in A-Tanka-A-Day, Yōkai Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A-Tanka-A-Day: Hari-onago

Shikoku siren Smiling at me.  I wonder If that welcoming face Can rip out innocent hearts With the hair of claws she masks

Posted in A-Tanka-A-Day, Yōkai Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A-Tanka-A-Day: Makura-gaeshi

Peaceful breathing Fills a sleeping man’s quarters The calm room is filled With the movement of pillows Being placed at the legs

Posted in A-Tanka-A-Day, Yōkai Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment