Akaname: The Thoroughly Gross Scum Licker (Ep. 120)

Uncanny Japan - Japanese Folklore, Folktales, Myths and Language

Mar 17 2023 • 12 mins

Today we're going to talk about a yokai I've always be quite fond of, a little fella called Akaname or the Scum Licker!

Uncanny Japan is author Thersa Matsuura. Her other shows are Uncanny Robot Podcast and The Soothing Stories Podcast. Check out her books including The Carp-Faced Boy on Amazon. If you'd like to help support the podcast and have a bedtime story read to you monthly, please visit Patreon.

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Intro music by Julyan Ray Matsuura

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