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Hakkenden | English
Animated adaptation of Nanso Satomi Hakkenden, a novel written by Kyokutei Bakin (1767-1848). Site includes story-line, bios of seiyuu (voice actors/actresses), online order form.
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Japan Folktale Database | English | Japanese
Arranged by storyteller. Includes: minwa (folktales), mukashi-banashi (once-upon-a-time tales), and densetsu (legends). Told in various regional dialects.
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Japanese Creation Myth - Tales from Kojiki | English
Modern English retelling of creation-related portions of - The Kojiki -, compiled by O No Yasumaro in 712 CE. This excerpt is from - Reading About the World, Volume 1 -.
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Japanese Myth | English | Japanese
Introduces Japanese myth based on Kojiki, an early 8th Century literary account of the foundational myth of Japan. Presented in a novel-style. Click on -The First Gods- for online excerpts.
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Natsume Soseki - Kokoro | English
English translation of novel, Kokoro. Site also includes related links, works, and photos of author.
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Noh Plays | English
Thirteen Noh plays in Japanese and English, presented by the University of Virginia's Japanese Text Initiative. Translations by Arthur Waley.
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The Tale of Genji | English
Written by Lady Murasaki Shikibu (ca. 1000-1010). Picture scroll reproductions, photographs, illustrations and narration.
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Ukigumo of Futabatei Shimei | English
Ukigumo, Japan's first modern novel, in kanji and kana. Site is part of the University of Virginia Library Electronic Text Center and the University of Pittsburgh East Asian Library's Japanese Text Initiative, a project making texts of classical Japanese literature available online.
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