Kaibyo: The Supernatural Cats of Japan
By Zack Davisson, author of Yurei: The Japanese Ghost
paperback with dustjacket
An in-depth exploration of the sometimes charming, sometimes gruesome feline creatures and ghosts of Japan. Davisson illuminates the vast realm of kaibyō, or supernatural cats, with historical and modern cultural context. Lushly illustrated in full color with dozens of ukiyo-e prints and drawings. A must-have book for the Japanophile and cat-lover alike!
First in a forthcoming series about the supernatural animals of Japan.
A joint production of Chin Music Press and Mercuria Press of Portland, OR