Dr Fulminare’s tour of Japan yielded many intriguing and curious creatures. Here, in their long-necked, cloud-dwelling glory, lurk the myths of old Edo and modern Tokyo. Scamper past the river, seek the ghost dog of Chikugo Fields, and watch out for that wind-twitching scarf…
The second micro-anthology from Sidekick Books contains poems and artwork inspired by traditional Japanese monsters. The title is a portmanteau of ‘panorama’ and ‘Obakemono’, the Japanese word for a changed or perverted thing (with the ‘o’ prefix denoting respect), and accordingly there lurk within its pages long-necked and long-tongued demons, winged dogs, mysterious children hiding in umbrellas, amphibious tricksters, killer scarves, cloud apparitions and numerous other age-old horrors of myth and legend.
Features new poems and illustrations by:
Amy Blakemore, David Floyd, Mary Graham, Aiko Harman, Hanne Harkonen, Kirsten Irving, Jd, Roddy Lumsden, Seb Manley, Ian McLachlan, Adham Smart, Wayne Holloway-Smith, Darnae ‘Crimsonwolf’ Sobolewski, Mike Stone, Richard Watt and Chrissy Williams.
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