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We are also taking on the study of the “lore of the folk,” and this faces us with the question of exactly which folk we are talking about.

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Ancestor worship is discussed along with the kami (gods), how virtually every aspect of life was involved with multiple gods an...  Read More

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    japanese, greek, norse, egyptian and good.
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  • Our engine has analyzed and discovered that 73.9% of the reviews are reliable.
  • This product had a total of 94 reviews as of our last analysis date on Jul 9 2021.
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A concise overview and introduction to Japanese mythology. It leaves the reader hungry for more. This book is a good place to s...  Read More

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I knew nothing at all about Japanese mythology.This is an excellent introduction to the subject.


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    If some of the typos were fixed in the book i would award full stars, but a couple of these mistakes make the stories hard to understand unless you realize they put the wrong character as saying something.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    For example, one passage has:izanagi told him if you say this oath.


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    In addition, there are some misspellings of the characters' names (trukuyumi instead of tsukuyumi) that distract a reader's attention.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    In addition to all this there a number of fairy tales and how these relate to present-day anime, manga, video games and even movies such as princess mononoke.


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    The stories are also often extremely violent.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Even the kamikaze were part of this, believing that their souls, upon their death in glorious battle, would return to the yasakuni shrine in japan where they would become gods.


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    I didn't know shinto was the first and ground work of the others.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    So , to me this is all new information in which i knew nothing.

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