This vintage book contains a collection of 34 fantastic stories from Japanese folklore. These magical stories full of wit, pun, myth, and riddle will appeal to lovers of Japanese literature and culture, and they would make for fantastic additions to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “The Travels of Two Frogs”, “The Child of the Thunder”, “The Tongue-cut Sparrow”, “The Fire-fly's Lovers”, “The Battle of the Ape and the Crab”, “The Wonderful Tea-Kettle”, “Peach-Prince and the Treasure Island”, “The Fox and the Badger”, “The Seven Patrons of Happiness”, “Daikoku and the Oni”, “Benkei and the Bell”, “Little Silver's Dream of the Shoji”, et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction. This book was first published in 1887.