Path to Shinto Monument

Folktales & Myths & Legends

Whimsical and fantastical stories are often the first we introduce to children.  Most of us are familiar with eurocentric stories such as the Brothers Grimm's Fairy Tales.  Such stories are usually told to instill a certain value or teach a lesson to children.  Below are a collection of various folktales, myths, and legends from a variety of Asian cultures.