Strange Japanese Yokai
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Kenji Murakami is a Yokai expert based in Japan. He travels throughout the country researching Yokai traditions. He has published many books on Yokai including the Dictionary of Yokai and the Encyclopedia of Japanese Yokai. He is a member of the World Yokai Association and a facilitator of the Haunted Friends Association.

Zack Davisson is an award-winning translator, writer, and folklorist. He is the author of books like Kaibyo: The Supernatural Cats of Japan, Yurei: The Japanese Ghost, and Yokai Stories, and the translator of books like Soseki Natsume's I Am a Cat and Shigeru Mizuki's multiple Eisner Award-winning Showa: a History of Japan. In addition, his comic work includes Demon Days: X-Men from Marvel, Wayward from Image, and The Art of Star Wars Visions from Dark Horse. He has lectured on manga, folklore, and translation at numerous colleges and contributed to exhibitions at numerous museums. He currently lives in Seattle, WA with his wife Miyuki, dog Mochi, cat Shere Khan, and several ghosts.

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Hear an interview with author and translator Zack Davisson, about his two new translation titles with Tuttle Publishing: Strange Japanese Yokai and A History of Japan in Manga

"This is a niche title that will entice browsers despite its relatively obscure subject matter.…Whether disgusting (a whole chapter is dedicated to pee- and poop-obsessed beings) or inexplicable (a nuppori-bozu has an eyeball in its butt), this eye-catching offering effectively introduces important figures inherent in Japanese culture." --Booklist

"If you have any interest in Japanese yokai or Japanese culture in general, this compendium of yokai is a must-have." --DC Palter reviews Murakami & Davisson's Strange Japanese Yokai

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