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.

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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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