[Bibliography, Sources, Knowledge Base.]

Please note: This page will be a continuous WIP, its mostly a list of books i own/stuff I've read & Friends who's content i've enjoyed especially. in other words, it is not a complete source list! Plus, a lot of what i learn is told to me first hand by research & friends abroad too! – I'll try to Update this monthly-ish. - Let me know if you have recommendations or if i missed anything!! [PS: For English Readers who are still learning Japanese, I'd suggest getting acquainted with "DeepL"]

•[ Yokai. ]•

•[Bibliography, Books, Recommended Reading.]•
  • Tsukumogami Emaki [1333-1573*]
  • The Harikikigaki [1568*]
  • Buson Yokai Emaki [1754-57]
  • Ino Mononoke Roku [1746]
  • Gazu Hyakki Yagyō by Toriyama Sekien [1776-81]
  • BakemonoE [late 17th-Early 18th Century*]
  • How to Travel Safely in Japan by Yasumi Roan. [1810, 2021]
  • Hyakki Yagyo Emaki (Matsui Bunko) [1832]
  • Ehon Hyakku Monogatari [1841]
  • Chin Chin Kobakama by Lafcadio Hearn. [1925]
  • KWAIDAN by Lafcadio Hearn [ Tuttle CO, 1971]
  • Yokai Encyclopedia by MIZUKI SHIGERU [1981, 2015]
  • An Introduction to yokai culture. Komatsu Kazuhiko [2006, 2012]
  • "Animating objects" & "Tsukumogami emaki"  by Noriko T Reider. [2009]
  • Yokai Manga vol 1 & 2. Ukiyoe of monsterous creatures. [2012]
  • Yokai & Yurei Attack by Matt alt & Hiroko Yoda. [2008, 2012]
  • Yokai Museum. YUMOTO KOICHI [2013]
  • The Book of Yokai by Michael Dylan Foster  [2015]
  • The Night Parade of One Hundred Demons by Matthew Meyer. [2015]
  • The Hour of meeting evil spirits by Matthew Meyer [2015]
  • Yurei: the japanese ghost by Zack Davisson [2015]
  • Nihon yokai daijiten. Shigeru Mizuki [2015]
  • JAPANDEMONIUM: the works of Toriyama Sekien [2016]
  • Kibyo: the supernatural cats of japan Zack Davisson  [2017]
  • "HELL in Japanese Art." [2017]
  • REIKAN: the most haunted locations in Japan. by Tara A Devlin. [2018]
  • TOSHIDEN: exploring Japanese urban legends. by Tara A Devlin. [2018]
  • The Illustrated guide to the fantastic edo era by Zonyoji Sumusu. [2018]
  • Yokai Wonderland: YUMOTO Koichi collection. [2018]
  • 日本のおかしな現代妖怪図鑑 [2018]
  • The Mystery of the Utsurobune by Shoichi Kamon. [2019]
  • The Book of the Hakutaku. by Matthew Meyer [2019]
  • 稲生物怪録 (角川ソフィア文庫) [1749, 2019]
  • 戦国時代のハラノムシ―『針聞書』のゆかいな病魔たち [ 2019?*]
  • Yokai Storyland: YUMOTO Koichi collection. [2019]
  • Ghostly tales of Japan Andi Brooks. [2020]
*some dates are approximate or otherwise unknown, some of the earliest entries can also be easily found online, via the sites linked below!
•[Museums, Archives & Librarys]•
• [English Web, Sources & Yokai Friends.]•
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•[Cryptids, UFO, Fearsome Critters ]•

•[Bibliography, Books, Recommended Reading.]
  • Fearsome Creatures, by William T Cox. [1910.]
  • YEARNS OF THE BIG WOODS by ArtChilds [1922-1925.]
  • The Hodag - Luke S Kearny - [1928.]
  • Paul Bunyan Natural History - [1935.]
  • Fearsome Critters by Henry H Tryon - [1939.]
  • Idaho Lore by Fisher, V. ed. [1939.]
  • The American Imagination at Work. Alfred A. Knopf [1947.]
  • Gremlin Americanus by Eric Sloane - [1942.]
  • The Book of Imaginary Beings by Jorge Luis Borges - [1957.]
  • LIFE - "Ballads and Tales of the Frontier Folklore of America part V" - [1960.]
  • They Knew too much about flying saucers By Gray Barker [1967]
  • Mythical Creatures of the North country By Walker D Wyman - [1969]
  • Kickle Snifters & Other Fearome Critters By Alvin Schwartz - [1976.]
  • Weird America Jim brandon [1978.]
  • Cryptozoology A to Z Loren Coleman & Jerome Clark - [1999.]
  • Monster Spotters Guide to North America by Scott Francis - [2007.]
  • Celestial secrets: The hidden history of the Fatima Incident - [2007.]
  • Fearsome Critters! by Richard Svensson [2008]
  • Snallygaster: the Lost Legend of Frederick County by Patrick Boyton [2011.]
  • Mysterious Beasties of the Northwoods: Creatures from North American Folklore - [2011.]
  • A Field guide to the cryptids of North America by Dr Courney A Shepard. [2017]
  • Newspapers.com & Internet Archive [various articles] (various old news papers & out of print books from 1920s onwards.)
    • [Museum & Library List] •
•[ Thank you for your support!! ]•
To my Friends, Patrons, Family & those who might prefer to remain Anonymous but contributed to my knowledge (& continue to do so)
thank you!