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December Volume I
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December Volume I

New Column Katerina Kuzel, a first-year in Hirosaki city, begins her new column today! In Obakepedia, Katerina will relate strange tales and ghost stories from Japanese folklore, profiling the many creatures that appear therein. Read her first article on the mysterious Yuki Onna (雪女) now! Columns Events: December 2019Rouel supplies us with a slew of … Continue reading

A Human Drama with Animal Actors
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A Human Drama with Animal Actors

By Brent Peters The scene opens: a bleeding student crashes into a lecture hall, stumbling back to barricade the door with his body. Through ragged breaths, the bleeding student screams, accusing the unseen assailant of maintaining a false veneer of civility in their previous interactions. A monstrous silhouette smashes through the door. The victim tumbles … Continue reading

December Events 2019
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December Events 2019

Compiled by Rouel Nepomuceno Jr. Hey everyone! Its time to hide under our kotatsu until spring comes, but don’t miss out on these end-of-the-year events! With the beautiful snowscapes there’s also a ton of illuminations to check out! P.S. It’s been a great year writing the events column but I won’t be able to continue … Continue reading

November Volume II
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November Volume II

New Column Today, Kas Hamilton, a first-year ALT based in Sannohe, launches her new column: Tales From the Desk(warmer)! Each month Kas will share a short horror story cooked up during dark hours of desk-warming. Her first story is available now: Wanna Check It Out? Columns Brief Interviews With Hideous JETs: From Lanie, With Love“This … Continue reading