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This title will strongly appeal to cat lovers and social media buffs looking for the next new cat thing. Expert author has won awards for his translations and is second to none in interpreting Japanese folklore. Rarely seen woodblock prints will appeal to art collectors. Folklore buffs will like the newly translated tales.
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Table of Contents

1. Supernatural Cats in Japan 2. A Short History of Japanese Cats 3. Bakeneko - The Changing Cat 4. The Vampire Cat of Nabeshima (Story) 5. Nekomata - The Split-tailed Cat 6. Neko no Kai - The Cat Mystery (Story) 7. Kasha - The Cat Demon 8. The Cat's Grave (Story) 9. The Bakeneko Prostitutes of Edo 10. The Story of the Faithful Cat (Story) 11. Neko Musume - The Cat Daughter 12. The Story of the Cat Daughter (Story) 13. Gotokoneko - The Trivet Cat 14. The Boy Who Drew Cats (Story) 15. Iriomote Oyamaneko - The Iriomote Great Mountain Cat

Promotional Information

Social media campaign targeted at cat lovers Author appearances at pop culture conventions on West Coast. Author will promote book on his site, hyakumonogatari.com National radio and TV interviews

About the Author

Zack Davisson is an award-winning translator, writer, and scholar of Japanese folklore and ghosts. He is the author of Yurei: The Japanese Ghost from Chin Music Press. He is the translator of Eisner Award-winning and Harvey-nominated Shigeru Mizuki's Showa 1926-1939: A History of Japan, and a 2014 nominee of the Japanese-US Friendship Commission Translation Prize. Other translation works include the famous folklore comic Kitaro (Drawn and Quarterly) and the works of Satoshi Kon (Dark Horse). He was a researcher and on-screen talent for National Geographic's TV special "Japan: Lost Souls of Okinawa" and maintains HYAKUMONOGATARI.COM, a popular Japanese folklore website.

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