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Encounters with the Supernatural

8/16/2019
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Episode Notes Toshiden, Reikan, and Kirei on sale this week! Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes! Get even more exclusive horror translations at YouTube, and join the Discord! Sometimes things happen that can’t be explained, and often, you’re better off not even trying to find out why. It won’t always lead to an answer you like. This week we share six tales of the supernatural, and how it changed people's lives forever. BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG....

Duration:00:45:00

When Yurei Attack: Ghost Stories From Japan

8/2/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! Get exclusive Japanese horror merchandise and join the Discord! A phone call with a ghastly voice on the other end. A photo that changes each time you look at it. An alarm from an otherwise empty room. Japanese ghosts haunt buildings, objects, people, and even nature itself. These are their tales. BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX....

Duration:00:31:04

Neighbourhood Hauntings

7/19/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! Get exclusive Japanese horror merchandise and join the Discord! It’s not just houses that get haunted. Sometimes there can be a strange happening at the workplace. Something off at school. Something weird about that park down the street. These five haunting tales are from all around the neighbourhood. BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX....

Duration:00:29:53

Kinkisaki -Pandora-

7/5/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! Get exclusive Japanese horror merchandise and join the Discord! It’s the 50th episode! This week we have a very special story to celebrate: Kinkisaki -Pandora-, the tale of a ritual cruel beyond comprehension, and its long-lasting and far-reaching effects. BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By...

Duration:00:52:13

Haunted Places

6/21/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! Japan is full of haunted places. With these three tales, uncover the terrifying truth behind the paranormal encounters of everyday people simply going about their lives. BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Support Kowabana: 'True' Japanese scary stories from around the...

Duration:00:30:01

Supernatural stalkers and soul snatchers

6/7/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! And you thought your job was bad. At least you’re not being stalked by the supernatural as it attempts to take your life, and possibly, your soul. How will these protagonists survive, and will they ever be the same again? BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Support Kowabana:...

Duration:00:32:24

Round Hole in the Basement

5/24/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! Your friends want to infiltrate a new, if slightly creepy, religious establishment on the edge of town. What could go wrong, right? As it turns out, everything. And it was potentially doomed from the start… BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Support Kowabana: 'True' Japanese...

Duration:00:32:26

SPECIAL: Toshiden: Exploring Japanese Urban Legends - Sukima-onna

5/17/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! Sukima-onna, aka the Gap Woman. Once she infests your house, there's no getting rid of her. She'll watch you from every nook and cranny, literally. Who is she, and where did she come from? Find out right here. BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Support Kowabana: 'True'...

Duration:00:12:18

Best of Japanese Horror 2018 (Part 2)

5/10/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! This week we’re looking at part two of the most read and highly rated Japanese creepypastas from 2018. Interested in what’s scaring Japanese audiences these days? Find out right here. BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Support Kowabana: 'True' Japanese scary stories from...

Duration:00:28:56

Best of Japanese Horror 2018 (Part 1)

4/26/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! This week we’re looking at some of the most read and highly rated Japanese creepypastas from 2018. Interested in what’s scaring Japanese audiences these days? Find out right here. BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Support Kowabana: 'True' Japanese scary stories from around...

Duration:00:28:09

Monsters in the shadows

4/12/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! What monsters lurk in the shadows? What monsters lurk in the light? Discover three tales of mystery that will have you thinking long after they’ve ended. Was that really a yokai, or…? BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Support Kowabana: 'True' Japanese scary stories from...

Duration:00:30:07

Visitations of the supernatural

3/29/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! Think you understand what’s going on in the world around you? These three tales will make you question what is real, what isn’t, and whether you should look over your shoulder to check on that noise or not… BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Support Kowabana: 'True' Japanese...

Duration:00:25:20

Mysterious and deadly encounters

3/15/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! You find a box buried deep in the mountains. Do you take its contents? People warn you not to walk down that street at night. Do you heed their advice? Find out what happens when these folk encounter the deadly and forge on regardless. BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0...

Duration:00:32:38

A grandparent’s love

3/1/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! Look after your grandparents and they’ll look after you, even from beyond the grave. Discover four tales of the elderly from Japan looking to help—or hinder—their grandchildren well into the afterlife. BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Support Kowabana: 'True' Japanese scary...

Duration:00:28:14

Redemption and revenge from beyond the grave

2/15/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! Uncover two tales of women looking for redemption and/or revenge from beyond the grave. Will you figure out which it is they're after before it's too late? BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Support Kowabana: 'True' Japanese scary stories from around the internet by donating...

Duration:00:34:43

Horrors in the Japanese skies

2/1/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! Discover four tales of terror that'll make you question whether you really want to get on that flight to Japan or not. Sometimes the flight itself is not the real thing you have to worry about… BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License Support Kowabana: 'True' Japanese scary stories...

Duration:00:35:26

The mysterious and unexplainable horrors of Japan

1/18/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! Sometimes things occur that are beyond understanding. Discover three tales of terror that defy explanation and make you question the nature of your very reality. BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Duration:00:32:27

Cursed boxes

1/4/2019
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! The Kotoribako isn't the only cursed box around. Discover two more boxes haunting the countryside of Japan, and the horror that lurks within them. BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Duration:00:30:13

'True' ghost stories from real haunted locations

12/21/2018
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! To celebrate the release of “Reikan: The most haunted locations in Japan,” this week we’re looking at various ghost stories from ‘real’ haunted locations around Japan! BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Duration:00:33:34

Well in the Basement

12/7/2018
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Episode Notes Join our Patreon for early access and bonus episodes and help support the show! There have long been rumours of the tunnels underneath Tokyo holding a dark secret. What really lurks in the darkness beneath the largest city on Earth? Find out as one young man takes you on an adventure you won't soon forget. BGM thanks to Myuuji, Kevin MacLeod and CO.AG. Sound effects thanks to Free Sound and freeSFX. Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Duration:00:27:58