The Supernatural Cats of Japan

by Zack Davisson


A compendium of traditional folk tales about the sometimes charming, sometimes gruesome, always fantasmagorical, feline ghosts and spirits of Japan. The tales are expertly translated and enlightened with historical and cultural context by Zack Davisson. Lushly illustrated in full color with dozens of period woodcuts and drawings. A must have book for the Japanophile and cat-lover alike! First in a forthcoming series of books about the supernatural animals of Japan.


Paperback with paper jacket



Co-published by Chin Music Press & Mercuria Press

Available Winter, 2017



Supernatural Animals of Japan: The Fox

Available Summer, 2018


Supernatural Animals of Japan: The Tanuki

Available Winter, 2018


Possums Run Amok

by Lora Lafayette

A memoir of

Available Winter, 2018

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