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.
Yokai-on-the-Street Interviews: How Has Coronavirus Affected the Yokai World?
The coronavirus pandemic is even affecting the world of yokai. Find out which yokai are the biggest losers and winners.
If You Want to Drive Away Demons, Don’t Forget the Beans
The author of Simon Grey introduces the Japanese festival of Setsubun, and explores why demons are so easily driven away with beans.
Japan Station podcast: Simon Grey, Yokai, and the Japanese Rip van Winkle
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!
Trekking with Tengu
Are tengu real? The creator of Simon Grey walks through fire and water - literally - to find out.