Horafuki Challenge (ほらくらべ)

The story below was translated from this website and features the Tsugaru region. But a similar horafuki story featuring the Tohoku region was collected by the Japanese folklorist Toshio Ozawa. If you search "ほらくらべ" you can find a few more versions. The differences are largely regional, but also differ in character gender and the number… Continue reading Horafuki Challenge (ほらくらべ)