This week, we’re taking a look at a specific oni tale, and probably the most famous one; the story of the Demon King of Mt. Oe, Shuten Doji. What’s his story? How did he get punked by five of Japan’s most famous warriors? And why are we still talking about him so many years later?
Reider, Noriko. Japanese Demon Lore
Addis, Stephen. Japanese Ghosts and Demons: Art of the Supernatural
Reider, Noriko. Tales of the Supernatural in Early Modern Japan