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Kaijuu no Shiiku Iin

Kaijuu no Shiiku Iin (Manga)

Dresseuses de monstres (French) (Synonyms), Monster Raising Committee Members (Synonyms), Monster Tamer Girls (Synonyms), 怪兽饲养委员 (Synonyms), 怪獣の飼育委員 (Synonyms)

Two girls start attending a new school and find themselves responsible for the care and feeding of monsters.

Japan Japanese Ambient Japanese Culture Japanese Folklore Japanese Society Kaijuu Monster Tamer Monster/s New School School Girl/s

Kamakura Monogatari

Kamakura Monogatari (Manga)

The Tale of Kamakura (Synonyms), 鎌倉ものがたり (Synonyms)

follows the mystery writer Masakazu Isshiki and his young bride, Akiko, on their heart-warming life in Kamakura--but it's not all fun and games! Masakazu and Akiko get caught up in a series of mysterious events on right after another that require all their wits and sleuthing skills to solve. Full of mysteries and romance, this charming story was chosen as the grand prize winner in the 2015 Manga Translation Battle, and was even turned into a movie in 2017!

Adapted to Live Action Appearance Different from Actual Age Atypical Art Style Author/s Detective/s Japanese Folklore Married Couple Older Male Younger Female Small Town Writer/s


Kamidori (Manga)

カミドリ (Synonyms)

The peerless chivalrous thief is finally caught!! The poor Goemon will be boiled in a pot!? The oneshot about the great thief who doesn't even fear the gods.

Determined Protagonist Execution God/s Historical Persons Japanese Folklore Misfortune Rich Character/s Strategic Minds Thief/ves Torture

Kamidanomi Konkatsu

Kamidanomi Konkatsu (Manga)

Asking God for a Hubby (Synonyms), Kami-Donami Kon-Katsu (Synonyms), 神頼みコン活 (Synonyms), 신이시여, 결혼해주세요. (Synonyms), 신이시여, 결혼해주세요. [연재] (Synonyms)

Bearded Protagonist Borderline H Curse/s Dark Skin God-Human Relationship God/s Human-Nonhuman Relationship Japanese Folklore Kitsune Muscular Male Lead


Kamunabi (Manga)

神南火 ~忌部神奈・女の神話シリーズ~ (Synonyms)

A series of short stories detailing the exploits of Dr Imibe Kana, a researcher on Japanese mythology and religion, as she travels around the country becoming involved in various occurrences centred around ancient traditions and folklore.

Folklore Goddess/es Historical References Japan Japanese Folklore Japanese Society Legend/s Mythology Realistic Art Style Shinto

Kappa Love Story

Kappa Love Story (Manga)

Kappa no Koi (Synonyms), 河童の恋 (Synonyms)

A kappa pines for a rokurokubi across a fence.From Garo 1982-07.

Atypical Art Style Ayakashi Crush/es Edo Period Japan Japanese Folklore Kappa Plot Twist Star-Crossed Lovers Youkai

Kidou Tengai Kaname

Kidou Tengai Kaname (Manga)

Kaname on the Demon Road's Furthest Regions (Synonyms), Kaname, Demon Road Beyond the Heavens (Synonyms), 鬼道天外かなめ (Synonyms)

In the olden days of Japan, people lived in the same realm as demons. These monsters were strong enough to wipe out a village or even a fortified castle. To stop these demons from taking over, there exists a group of exorcists who use their powers to rid the world of harmful demons. Kaname is an exorcist who travels from town to town and helps the people get rid of the demons who possess humans or attack them. But there is something different about her that separates her from the other exorcists. Something dark and evil inside her...

Demon Hunter/s Demon/s Exorcism Japanese Folklore Male Demographic with Female Lead Strong Female Lead Travel

Kiitarou Shounen no Youkai Enikki

Kiitarou Shounen no Youkai Enikki (Manga)

Young Kiitarou's Demon Picture Diary (Synonyms), 奇異太郎少年の妖怪絵日記 (Synonyms), 奇異太郎少年的妖怪繪日記 (Synonyms)

This is the visual diary of Kiitarou's experience with youkai. He's a boy with a very strong spirit sense, but when he entered a forbidden storehouse, he was kicked out of his home. He soon found a new place to live, where he met a zashiki warashi (house spirit) named Suzu. He and Suzu soon began to attract all kinds of spirit creatures, starting with a nurikabe (appears as a wall that impedes travelers) and mokumokuren (appears as eyes in a torn paper wall). What kind of folkloric creature will he meet next?

Adapted to Anime Ayakashi Cohabitation Fox/es Human-Nonhuman Relationship Japan Japanese Folklore Monster/s Romantic Subplot Youkai

Tenchi Meisatsu

Tenchi Meisatsu (Manga)

Insight into the Universe (Synonyms), てんちめいさつ (Synonyms), 天地明察 (Synonyms)

Adapted to Movie Astronomy Award-Winning Work Clever Protagonist Edo Period Game/s Go Historical Persons Japanese Folklore Math

Youkai no Yome ni Narimashite

Youkai no Yome ni Narimashite (Manga)

I Became The Wife Of A Youkai (Synonyms), 妖怪の嫁になりまして (Synonyms)


4-koma/Yonkoma Abandoned Child/ren Calm Female Lead Human-Nonhuman Relationship Japanese Ambient Japanese Folklore Non-Human Protagonist Youkai

Her Special Seat

Her Special Seat (Manga)

Kanojo no Tokutouseki (Synonyms), Sa place attitrée (Synonyms), 彼女の特等席 (Synonyms)

A slit mouth woman, also known as Kuchisake Onna. The winning prize to the 29th Young Gangan Manga awards!

Adult Protagonist Japanese Folklore Kuchisake Onna Restaurant Urban Legends


Oninagi (Manga)

Ghost Legend (Synonyms), Legend of Ghost (Synonyms), オニナギ (Synonyms), 鬼薙傳奇 (Synonyms)

From :Average schoolgirl Nanami is excited about only one thing — getting closer to her crush during the new school year. Little does she know that there’s an ancient power running through her veins, which is why she’s being pursued by Tomotaka Onigoroshi, a swordswoman who will stop at nothing to rid the world of Nanami’s presence! But while their initial confrontation is as hunter and quarry, will Tomotaka’s allegiances shift when Nanami steps up to defend her against an unexpected opponent?

Ancestor/s Demon Hunter/s Demon/s Government Agency Hidden Past Hidden Power/s Hunted Protagonist Inhuman Power Japanese Folklore Japanese Society

Ooedo Youkai Kawaraban

Ooedo Youkai Kawaraban (Manga)

Good Ghost Stories of Oedo (Synonyms), Greater-Edo Youkai Good Stories Edition (Synonyms), Ooedo Youkai Kawara Ban (Synonyms), Ooedo Youkai Kawara Han (Synonyms), 大江户妖怪瓦版 (Synonyms), 大江戸妖怪かわら版 (Synonyms)

In a certain location lies the city of spirits and demons, the so-called "Ōedo City." Here, supernatural beings are free to wander to and fro, with yōkai who live and coexist together in a big community. It is also the city that a single human being calls home. Together with helpful yōkai, this young man works as a journalist for the local Kawaraban newspaper!

Demon World Edo Period Japanese Folklore Journalist/s Youkai

Usagi no Kami-sama to Boku.

Usagi no Kami-sama to Boku. (Manga)

A Bunny God & Me. (Synonyms), Lagomorphic Mr. God plus Myself. (Synonyms), The Gods of the Bunnies and I. (Synonyms), The Rabbit Gods and I. (Synonyms), Usagi no Kamisama to Boku (Synonyms), うさぎの神様とボク。 (Synonyms), 兔子神与我 (Synonyms)

Animal Characteristics Bishounen Bunny Boy/s God/s Japanese Folklore Rabbit/s Shinto

Fushigichou Sanbanchi

Fushigichou Sanbanchi (Manga)

3, Calle de los Misterios (Synonyms), 3, Street of Mysteries (Synonyms), Fushigi-chou Sanban-chi (Synonyms), Улица Тайн (Synonyms), 不思議町三番地 (Synonyms)

3, Street of Mysteries explores the fantastical-poetic vein that has forged Mizuki's reputation in Japan. The stories contained in this series hold in common the obsessive ideas of immortality and of life after death. Skillfully blending a range of black humor, drama, and questions of morality, Mizuki shows once more his profound understanding of the human soul.(paraphrased from Astiberri)

Afterlife Atypical Art Style Collection of Stories Folklore Ghost/s Japan Japanese Folklore Spirit/s Youkai

Kitsune no Yomeiri (Chiyori)

Kitsune no Yomeiri (Chiyori) (Manga)

Die Fuchshochzeit (German) (Synonyms), Fox's Wedding (Chiyori) (Synonyms), Rain Shower While the Sun Shines (Synonyms), Sun Shower (Synonyms), きつねのよめいり (ちより) (Synonyms), 狐の嫁入り (ちより) (Synonyms), 狐火夜嫁行 (Synonyms), 狐狸新娘 (Chiyori) (Synonyms), 狐狸花嫁 (Chiyori) (Synonyms)

A beautiful bewitching tale of a young girl of Fox and a man of sad. The night of the summer festival, I met a strange young man Tsukiko. He was invited to the world of "fox"-yes, his identity was a fox. There were two people who were slowly attracted to him without a name, gin.

Bittersweet Ending Childhood Friend/s Childhood Promise Folklore Fox Spirit Fox/es Human-Nonhuman Relationship Japanese Folklore Kitsune Mask/s

Oboro Tanteichou

Oboro Tanteichou (Manga)

Dim Detective Book (Synonyms), Faint Investigator Record (Synonyms), Hazy Book of Sleuthing (Synonyms), Oboro Tanteicho (Synonyms), おぼろ探偵帖 (Synonyms)

Time is the Meiji era--Tokyo is a city where gas lights are lit and the night darkness is much brighter. However, youkai still existed in the streets. What is the strangeness that Tanuki Houshi and his disciple Ohyaku, and the forerunner of the thing, Yasuzaku, has to face?

Detective/s Historical Setting Japanese Folklore Japanese Society Meiji Era Odd Situation/s Tokyo Uncommon Services/Store Youkai

Otogi (KUKU Hayate)

Otogi (KUKU Hayate) (Manga)

Fairy-tale (Synonyms), 御伽 (Synonyms)

By ZnF:An encounter between a kitsune who runs an udon stall and a man who sells tofu. When the man compliments the deliciousness of the udon, the stall owner is so ecstatic that the tail he was hiding pops out in "The Kitsune's Udon." Additionally, there are four other illustrated tales with tengu, dragons and the likeーtales of relationships between ayakashi and humans.

Collection of Stories Cooking Dragon/s God-Human Relationship God/s Human-Nonhuman Relationship Japanese Folklore Kitsune Pottery Restaurant

Soushiki Tantei Mozu

Soushiki Tantei Mozu (Manga)

Funeral Detective Mozu (Synonyms), 葬式探偵モズ (Synonyms)

Harada Miyako gets a threatening letter to not attend her grandfathers funeral,scared she seeks the help of the eccentric folklore professor Ichiro Hyakutomo (commonly known as Mozu,the japanese word for shrike) Since his specialty is funeral costums and his hobby is solving mysteries he has gained the title "Funeral Detective"

Assistant/s Countryside Death Detective/s Eccentric Male Lead Eccentric Protagonist Funeral Investigation Japanese Culture Japanese Folklore

Hiraeth wa Tabiji no Hate

Hiraeth wa Tabiji no Hate (Manga)

Hiraesu wa Tabiji no Hate (Synonyms), Hiraeth is the end of the journey (Synonyms), Hiraeth Lies at the End of the Journey (Synonyms), The End of the Journey (Synonyms), Тоска по дому в конце пути (Synonyms), ヒラエスは旅路の果て (Synonyms)

Mika is so desperate to see her dead friend again that she tries to kill herself. Before anything can happen, she is saved by two mysterious travelers... Together with her two companions, she embarks on a journey into an illusory world where hope and despair are intertwined! [Manga Dex]'Hiraeth' is a Welsh word for homesickness or nostalgia, an earnest longing or desire, or a sense of regret.

Afterlife Attempted Suicide Death Death of Loved One/s God/s Grief Immortal/s Japan Japanese Folklore Japanese Mythology