This charming tale comes from Japan. Two cats – Gon and Koma – fall in love and run away together. They are separated when they meet a fierce dog. Gon becomes the pet and defender of a princess – but will he ever see his true love again?
A story from Japan about a poor farmer who rescues a crane and finds that his luck changes for the better until his curiosity gets the better of him.
An legend from Japan about how the world was plunged into darkness when the Sun goddess sulked. The other gods gathered to remedy the situation, and invented fun and music.
A Japanese fairy tale about a kind-hearted fisher boy who catches a turtle and lets it go free.
This traditional story from Japan is about the time a Samurai warrior challenged a tea master to a duel. It shows how if you are the master of yourself, you can be the master of anything. The steadfastness of the Japanese character has been much on display during the aftermath of the recent Tsunami. People […]
A boy is training to be a zen monk in Japan. Life in the monastery is hard. There is one thing he loves to do – and it is not to study or work in the garden.
A creepy-crawly story from Japan about a Samurai who must stay the night in a temple haunted by a giant Goblin-Spider
A story from Japan that will make you laugh, featuring a funny old woman, a Jizo and some Oni with giant appetites.