Japanese Mythology and Folktales

Yamato Takeru

Jikininki

Hase Hime

Kaguya Hime

Tanabata

Urashima Taro
Lord Bag Rice
Momotaro
Genji Monogatari
Japan's "first novel", written by courtlady Murasaki Shikibu in the 11th century

Aoi

Genji

Yuugao

Fujitsubo
Kwaidan - Stories and Studies of Strange Things (Lafcadio Hearn)

Yuki Onna

Ame Onna
Tsuru no Ongaeshi (The crane wife)
A popular folktale from Japan about a man helping an injured crane.
The crane returns the favor by taking form of a beautiful woman, becoming the man's wife..