Category: Japanese Folktakes

jizoWeb 1

Kasa Jizo

Once upon a time, there was a poor old couple who lived on the outskirts of the village. They didn’t have rice cakes to celebrate the New Year, so the wife said “Bring this...

Issun-Boshi 0

Little One Inch

This post marks the beginning of my first personal project. I will be doing illustrations from Japanese folk tales. The first story is Little One Inch. Little One Inch, or Issun-bōshi (Issun is a...