Category: Proverb

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Podcast Proverb

B14 – Proverbs Pt.2

B14 – Proverbs Pt.2

Show Notes for bonus 14 of our Podcast – Proverbs Pt.2 Proverb Notes Todays Bonus episode was a short one, one to showcase a few new proverbs we have come across during our research into Japanese History. So lets get into it. 出る杭は打たれる。 Deru kui wa utareru. Literally: The stake[...]

Castles Exploration Imperial Family Podcast Proverb Samurai

E60D To Become Samurai

E60D To Become Samurai

Show Notes for episode 60D of our Podcast – To Become Samurai. Story Notes After, Yasuke waited a while for another summons. Nobunaga all focused on the umazoroe (horse racing event) to come. And so Yasuke waited… and waited. Now separate from the Jesuits he had spent so long with.[...]

Folklore Gods and Goddesses Podcast Pokemon Proverb Yokai

E58 The Yokai behind Pokemon

E58 The Yokai behind Pokemon

Show Notes for episode 58 of our Podcast – The Yokai behind Pokemon. Story Notes Pokemon is a world wide phenomenon which was first thought up around 1989 by Pokemon executive director Satoshi Tajiri when the Game Boy was released. And the item behind Pokemon came from a popular hobby[...]

Blossoms Folklore Podcast Proverb

E52 The Love of Asagao

E52 The Love of Asagao

Show Notes for episode 52 of our Podcast – The Love of Asagao. Story Notes This story originally came from 1913 and so is available free of copyright and so we can include the story in full for you here today. “The morning gloryHer leaves and bells has boundMy bucket-handle[...]

Food Podcast Proverb

E47 Sushi

E47 Sushi

Show Notes for episode 47 of our Podcast – Sushi. Story Notes What do you think of when you think about sushi? Maybe you think about the rolls served with avocado, mayonnaise, fried seafood… Maybe you think about the cute little egg omelettes or raw fish like tuna served on[...]

Podcast Proverb

B6 Proverbs

B6 Proverbs

Show Notes for bonus episode 6 of our Podcast – Proverbs. Story Notes There are many proverbs throughout Japan and so we wanted to introduce you to a few of them. 釈迦に説法 しゃかにせっぽう Translation: Teaching Buddhism to the Buddah. Trying to explain things to someone who knows more than you.   花より団子 Hana yori dango Dango[...]

Gods and Goddesses Podcast Proverb Religion

EP21 Darkness Falls

EP21 Darkness Falls
When Day became Night

Show Notes for episode 21 of our Podcast – Darkness Falls. Story Notes Her brother Susano-o, having been condemned to go reside in Yomi, wished to speak to his sister one last time and so ascends to Heaven. He brother informs her that he comes with no ill intent and[...]