Mythology, Shinto

Japanese Folklore in Pokémon

If you are on the internet at all these days, you'll notice the huge craze that is Pokémon Go! Pokémon has been around for over 20 years and has brought joy to countless children and adults alike. However, being Japanese, there are a huge amount of pokémon in the franchise with references to Shinto, Buddhism,… Continue reading Japanese Folklore in Pokémon

Deities, Dreams, Personal, Shinto

Dream – A Different Sect of Inari Faith

Inari faith has always been very diverse and comes in many forms. However, I had a dream which was very involving and I immediately consulted Inari-sama as soon as I woke. In the dream I both was, and was observing a large fox youkai. It was a bright, fiery orange with yellow legs and a… Continue reading Dream – A Different Sect of Inari Faith