• Japanese Mythology

  • A Concise Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Sagas, Rituals and Beliefs of Japanese Myths
  • By: Bernard Hayes
  • Narrated by: Gareth Johnson
  • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 07-10-18
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Bernard Hayes
  • 5 out of 5 stars (5 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

This book is dedicated to exploring the gods and goddesses that the Japanese worshiped, and within the pages you will find subtopics like:

  • Ancient, exciting stories and mysterious myths and intriguing legends from Japan
  • Gods and goddesses that were common in Japan thousands of years ago
  • Historical anecdotes and fun, related background facts
  • The intense meaning and purpose of swords in Japanese culture
  • The controversial legend of Issun Boshi
  • Real folklore monuments and locations you can visit that date back to times of mythological beliefs

Japanese mythology is intricate and complex, and the ideals behind their mythological beliefs were often intertwined with real-life events. This book will examine how both myth and fact contributed to the culture and traditions of the Japanese, and how these influences and stories continue to live on throughout the centuries. 

©2018 Bernard Hayes (P)2018 Bernard Hayes

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5 out of 5 excellent grab!!

I knew nothing at all about Japanese mythology.This is an excellent introduction to the subject.

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Really worth recommending!

A fascinated glimpse into the culture, religion and mythology of Japan. While my previous reading has given me an introduction to Japanese mythology it has also inspired me to continue with more in depth listening. Well done.

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FIVE STARS!!!

Very well written, I am already absolutely in love with this book! The inserts of personal experiences and stories ties the book together. I am so glad I found this with just a passing glance. Certainly a diamond in the rough.

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BEST AUDIO BOOK

Creepy! Great encyclopedia full of extensive information - interesting listen and a great reference book to hang on to!

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Author nailed it....

This Book Japanese Mythology A Concise Guide to the Gods, Heroes, Sagas, Rituals and Beliefs of Japanese Myths is really awesome!!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-06-18

Finally something Japanese

So many people forget that the Japanese had gods and goddesses as well, not just the Greeks, Vikings or Chinese. I liked it for that reason.