118 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

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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/

    Mystifying Mountain Spirits

    Mystifying Mountain Spirits

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    Japan is covered in mountains, many of them sparsely populated. What really lives out there? And what should you do on the off chance that you happen to run into something otherworldly out there? Can you even do anything at all…?

    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
    Ominous Encounters With the Other Side

    Ominous Encounters With the Other Side

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    When the other side comes knocking, sometimes it’s best to just ignore it entirely. But what if you can’t ignore it? What if it keeps coming and you don’t even know what it’s after? These three tales will certainly make you think…

    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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    • 46 min
    Supernatural Encounters of the Terrifying Kind

    Supernatural Encounters of the Terrifying Kind

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    Encounters with the other side. They don’t always go well, and as we’ll see with these three stories, they can change people’s lives forever. Who knows what’s really out there…?

    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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    • 46 min
    Don’t Mess With the Sacred

    Don’t Mess With the Sacred

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    Japan is the land of 8 million kami, and not all of them are good. People are often warned not to mess around with the sacred, and these three stories show you why.

    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
    Hauntings of Unknown Origin

    Hauntings of Unknown Origin

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    Sometimes strange things happen without explanation. No matter how deep you look, it can be difficult to uncover why. And, perhaps, it’s best left that way…

    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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    • 44 min
    Unexplainable Mysteries of the Night

    Unexplainable Mysteries of the Night

    Episode Notes
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    Do you ever truly know what’s lurking in the darkness? Sometimes its best not to know, as these three stories can attest to…

    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

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