Yokai are the ghosts and spirits that roam Japan by night - sometimes scary, sometimes silly, sometimes helpful, always fun! Read about how you can become a yokai expert.
The author of Simon Grey introduces the Japanese festival of Setsubun, and explores why demons are so easily driven away with beans.
Many thanks to Tony Vega and the "Japan Station" podcast for a delightful chat about the inside story of Simon Grey, and my favorite yokai stories!
Are tengu real? The creator of Simon Grey walks through fire and water - literally - to find out.