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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.
(Hits: 5,186 Listed: 12/01/2002)
|||Noh Plays | English|
Thirteen Noh plays in Japanese and English, presented by the University of Virginia's Japanese Text Initiative. Translations by Arthur Waley.
(Hits: 5,187 Listed: 04/27/2005)
|||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.
(Hits: 5,186 Listed: 12/04/2002)
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