Most of the Japanese folklore is influenced by both Shinto and Buddhism. From the valley of Nishizawa to the holy Mount Fuji – the list goes on and contains a wide variety of weird and bizarre monster. However, there is a wonderful heart warming story that I cannot forget about a ghost return to her home just because a piece of passionate love letter (some people claim that this story was of one mother’s aching love for her son, so strong it allows her to reject death) . I'm not a romantic person but I was “head over heel” with the myth and legend of this beautiful story !
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Bibliography: KWAIDAN: A Dead Secret: Stories and Studies of Strange Things 1904 version.
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