folk tales

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    A classic collection of Japanese folk tales

    July 22, 2021 by Nichi Bei News

    FOLK TALES FROM JAPAN: FABLES, MYTHS, AND FAIRY TALES FOR CHILDREN By Florence Sakade, illustrated by Yoshio Hayashi (North Clarendon, Vt.: Tuttle Publishing, 2020, 80 pp., $14.99, hard cover) “Folk Tales From Japan,” compiled by Florence Sakade, is a delightful collection of stories that has been enchanting children for more than 60 years. Previously published as “More […] READ MORE

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    Intersections of same-sex marriage and Japanese Americans

    July 9, 2015 by Nichi Bei News

    The U.S. Supreme Court made a landmark 5-4 decision in favor of same-sex marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges June 26, affirming that all states must recognize same-sex marriages. The fight […] READ MORE

  • Anecdotes from times now past

    August 5, 2011 by Nichi Bei News

    THE DEMON AT AGI BRIDGE AND OTHER JAPANESE TALES Edited by Haruo Shirane and translated by Burton Watson (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010, 160 pp., $22.50, paperback) Ancient texts […] READ MORE

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