Yokai Podcast 15: “The Traveler and the Fox” (Kitsune) – A Monster Guys Podcast Presentation
Show Notes & Summary:
The Monster Guys present: The Yokai Podcast!
Each week, we will bring you a story about a specific yokai, followed by a brief discussion about the monster and the category of yokai it belongs to. We’ll bring interesting insights, historical information, and short illustrative stories – sometimes whimsical, sometimes serious, often scary or disturbing, but always mystical – about the wonderful world of Yokai.
The Monster Guys are back with a new season of stories from the great well of Japanese folklore. This week’s Yokai Podcast features Michael’s favorite yokai: the Kitsune!
The stories and study of the kitsune are vast, and our conversation could go on forever. Here, we share a short story written and narrated by Michael, followed by a brief, introductory conversation about the Japanese fox spirit. Please enjoy.
As always it is our pleasure and privilege to share with you each week through the power and wonder of storytelling!
As much as we are granted permission, we will share the artwork of Matthew Meyer, yokai and Japanese culture author and illustrator, in reference to the yokai on the show. Matthew’s information is below. Please visit him and fall in love with the modern art and retelling of Japan’s mysterious yokai, through the eyes of someone who has devoted his career to researching and documenting them.
Learn even more about the Kitsune at: http://yokai.com/kitsune/
Discover the world of Matthew Meyer:
His books: “The Night Parade of One Hundred Demons: A Field Guide to Japanese Yokai” & “The Hour of Meeting Evil Spirits: An Encyclopedia of Mononoke and Magic (Yokai)”
Discover more about The Monster Guys here:
“The Traveler and the Fox” is Copyright © 2016 by C. Michael McGannon. For permission and other information about this and other stories by D.C. McGannon or C. Michael McGannon, contact us here.