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Yokai attack!

Hiroko Yoda

Yokai attack!

the Japanese monster survival guide

by Hiroko Yoda

  • 333 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Kodansha International in Tokyo, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yōkai (Japanese folklore)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHiroko Yoda and Matt Alt ; illustrations by Tatsuya Morino.
    ContributionsAlt, Matt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR340 .Y63 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16435833M
    ISBN 109784770030702
    LC Control Number2007052673
    OCLC/WorldCa191316557

    Yokai Attack! will surely convince you that Japan's tradition of fascinating monsters is a long one—yet far from being history. Book 1 of 3 in the Yokai Attack! series. Others include Ninja Attack! and Yurei Attack!.5/5. Overall, Yokai Attack! is an entertaining and informative read." -- Japan Powered blog, "If you thought Lafcadio Hearn's books In Ghostly Japan and Kwaidan were creepy, this guide to the dark, supernatural forces that ooze from folk tales, superstition and local hearsay will produce an Seller Rating: % positive.

    狐者異 こわい. Translation: strange fox person; origin of the word for “scary” Habitat: food stalls, garbage dumps Diet: any scrap of food it can get its hands on. Appearance: Kowai is the ghost of a gluttonous person who carried his or her obsession with food into the next life, transforming into this yokai after takes the form of a grotesque human with fox-like features. Yokai Attack and Yurei Attack June 8, Finally in English after years, "Japandemonium Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien" is currently on sale for under $20 at Amazon -- .

      Yokai Attack! is the first English language book solely devoted to yokai, and, in lesser hands, it might have languished in the realm of kitsch. Fortunately for us -- /5. Get this from a library! Yokai attack!: the Japanese monster survival guide. [Hiroko Yoda; Matt Alt] -- Provides information and history on Japanese monsters, including the kappa, kitsune, and Onibaba.


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The book lists a number of monsters known as yokai and tells the reader of their danger level, their habits and attack strategies, their frequency, their weaknesses, and how to avoid or defeat them.

One of my favorite is the tengu - the long-nose or crow-faced goblins with wings. Overall, Yokai Attack! is an entertaining and informative read.

While it is certainly not an in depth work on the history of Yokai, it also does not gloss over the topic. It is respectful of its subject matter, while maintaining a playfulness that makes it a fun book.Yōkai (妖怪, ghost, phantom, strange apparition) are a class of supernatural monsters, spirits, and demons in Japanese word yōkai is made up of the kanji for "bewitching; attractive; calamity" and "spectre; apparition; mystery; suspicious." They can also be called ayakashi (あやかし), mononoke (物の怪) or mamono (魔物).

Yōkai range diversely from the malevolent to.