Category: Mythology & Folklore

August 12, 2019

Ningyo: The Mythical Mermaids of Japan

Western readers will probably be familiar with the Folklore of Mermaids. These mysterious sea creatures are not just unique to western lands however. The Ningyo, which translates as human fish, is a creature in Japanese folklore which is quite similar to Western Mermaids. In Western folklore, mermaids are widely portrayed to be incredibly beautiful, seductive […]

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