Yamanba and the Cattleman (牛方と山姥)

Mostly translated from 牛方と山姥 A cattleman named Kansuke packed many salted mackerel on his cow's back and went out to sell them in the large village on the other side of the mountain. After passing the summit Kansuke met an old woman. She said,"Kansuke, give me a salted mackerel." Kansuke was unnerved that she knew… Continue reading Yamanba and the Cattleman (牛方と山姥)