Otafuku: Joy of Japan

Otafuku: Joy of Japan by Amy Katoh, Yutaka Satoh

ISBN10: 0804833648
ISBN13: 978-0804833646
Author: Amy Katoh, Yutaka Satoh
Title: Otafuku: Joy of Japan
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (September 15, 2005)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1278 kb
Size PDF: 1794 kb
Rating: 4.4/5
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Subcategory: History & Criticism

Otafuku: Joy of Japan by Amy Katoh, Yutaka Satoh



Anywhere you go in Japan you are likely to encounter the plump, smiling image of Otafuku. Author Amy Sylvester Katoh traces the roots and folk beginnings of this mythic figure, showing Otafuku's many delightful identities, and providing a magical glimpse into this charming character who has become a national icon. With a mixture of poems, photographs, anecdotes, and stories, she presents a veritable treasure chest of surprises that is sure to enchant readers.

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