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Popular Japanese Folktales

In Western countries, the classic stories that parents commonly read to their children before bed include folktales such as Jack and The Beanstalk, Snow White, Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, and Goldilocks. These kinds of folktales are also well known in Japan and are familiar to many Japanese children. However, Japan also has its own set of unique folktales that parents read to their children and are beloved by all. Here are some of the popular folktales that you will find in Japan! 1. What are Japanese Folktales? Japanese folktales are children’s stories that are often read in Japan and have long been passed down from generation to generation. Today, they […]

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