Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things (1904), a book by Lafcadio Hearn retelling Japanese ghost stories. Later an incredible film by Masaki Kobayashi and a drawing by Vania Zouravliov.


Kwaidan (aka Kaidan; 1964).


Kwaidan by Vania Zouravliov (no date).

Kwaidan, Stories and Studies of Strange Things by Lafcadio Hearn with an introduction by Oscar Lewis (1932).

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7 thoughts on “Kwaidan”

  1. Vania Zouravliov is an artist whose level of talent is ‘Formidable’ in every sense of the word. As for Kwaidan, if people were seriously looking for good Japanese ghost movies, they would skip past all this recent- dirty faced kid crawling out of computer screen bullshit and watch the mentioned film as well as Ugetsu.

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