There is no shortage of Yokai stories in Japan. Among the most popular Japanese creatures, there is the Kappa... This mysterious being who hides in rivers to catch his next victims!
Although a popular belief makes Kappa nice creatures, the testimonies and short stories compiled in this book will show you a new facet of these monsters.
Believe me, Kappa don't just like to eat cucumbers. It is often said that they are looking for a human prey or a horse that would get lost near their river. Beware of anyone who dares to show his buttocks to a Kappa! Fortunately, not all are so ferocious and cruel.
Through 140 short stories, tales, legends and testimonies, learn more about one of the most important creatures of Japanese folklore.
Beware! Some stories are not suitable for young people ...