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Otafuku: Joy of Japan: Joy of Japan Amy Sylvester Katoh

Otafuku: Joy of Japan: Joy of Japan

Amy Sylvester Katoh

Published June 16th 2014
ISBN : 9781462913886
Unknown Binding
187 pages
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 About the Book 

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 Otafukus 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.