Archive for March, 2007

Kappa!


These are far scarier specimen than anything Akutagawa has ever described. Even more so because of the quasi-scientific nature of the description.

Check out more sketches by Ito Keisuke here.

Games in Heian Japan

Heaven Tree has some interesting thoughts on the function of games in Heian court circles – and how that relates to our modern world: The Heian games, or what then shall we do?


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