Matthew Meyer maintains, an online encyclopedia of yokai and ghosts, and he runs a Patreon project where he continues to illustrate, translate, and share Japanese folklore. These ghosts and many more will appear in The Book of the Hakutaku, funding this October on Kickstarter!

19th century Japan was obsessed with ghost stories. These stories are so influential that they serve as direct inspiration for

Japan has a love of official top three lists. You may have heard of the Three Views of Japan (Matsushima,