136 episodes

Each week on “Kowabana: ‘True’ Japanese scary stories from around the internet,” horror author and translator Tara A. Devlin presents a selection of Japanese horror, creepypastas and urban legends translated from the deepest, darkest parts of the web. Creepy ghosts and vengeful onryo, cursed technology and haunted shrines. Discover horror like only Japan knows how to deliver. Brand new and exclusive stories translated each week. Find out more at http://www.kowabana.net/

Kowabana: 'True' Japanese scary stories from around the internet Tara A. Devlin

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Each week on “Kowabana: ‘True’ Japanese scary stories from around the internet,” horror author and translator Tara A. Devlin presents a selection of Japanese horror, creepypastas and urban legends translated from the deepest, darkest parts of the web. Creepy ghosts and vengeful onryo, cursed technology and haunted shrines. Discover horror like only Japan knows how to deliver. Brand new and exclusive stories translated each week. Find out more at http://www.kowabana.net/

    Dangers of the Unknown

    Dangers of the Unknown

    Episode Notes
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    Six tales that will make you question what is real and whether it truly is a smart idea or not to get involved with the other side…

    BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG.
    Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX.
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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    • 45 min
    Flirtations With The Other Side

    Flirtations With The Other Side

    Episode Notes
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    Uncover five stories of dangerous encounters with the other side, moments so fleeting, yet so dangerous, that they may threaten to drag you over with them…

    BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG.
    Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX.
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

    Support Kowabana: 'True' Japanese scary stories from around the internet by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/kowabana

    • 46 min
    Horrifying Ghostly Sightings

    Horrifying Ghostly Sightings

    Episode Notes
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    Three tales of ghosts from around Japan that will remind you why it’s dangerous to go out at night, and perhaps why even your own home is never safe…

    BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG.
    Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX.
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

    Support Kowabana: 'True' Japanese scary stories from around the internet by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/kowabana

    • 45 min
    A Haunting Past

    A Haunting Past

    Episode Notes
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    Two terrifying tales of events long ago that continue to haunt not just the past, but the present as well. Not everything is left buried, hidden to never be seen again…

    BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG.
    Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX.
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

    Support Kowabana: 'True' Japanese scary stories from around the internet by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/kowabana

    • 48 min
    Revenge of the Supernatural

    Revenge of the Supernatural

    Episode Notes
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    Fives tales of the supernatural striking back from the great beyond for revenge. Think you’re safe? You’re never truly as safe as you might think you are…

    BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG.
    Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX.
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

    Support Kowabana: 'True' Japanese scary stories from around the internet by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/kowabana

    • 45 min
    Bizarre Creature Tales

    Bizarre Creature Tales

    Episode Notes
    Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show!
    Get exclusive Japanese horror merchandise and join the Discord!

    Several tales of bizarre and terrifying creatures to thrill and chill you this summer. What’s really lurking out there? Perhaps it’s better not to know…

    BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG.
    Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX.
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

    Support Kowabana: 'True' Japanese scary stories from around the internet by contributing to their tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/kowabana

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

CGomes401 ,

Podcast review

I love this podcast! I love listening to it as I wind down. Keep it up ❤️

jnindjeneoidnidjnnejfmo ,

Well done!

A really good podcast. Keep up with the good work

DSS3113 ,

Absolutely awesome podcast!

This podcast is one of my favs. The manner of narration is wonderful and the stories themselves are so well-written. Thank you Tara for all the effort you put into this podcast!

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