Category Archives: Mythology

Voice of the Sword

Now it can be revealed!!! This is the amazing cover for “Voice of the Sword”, book one of the “Sword, Mirror, Jewel” YA Urban Fantasy trilogy written by John Paul Catton, cover designed by Stephanie White. On sale later this … Continue reading

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Excalibur Books Publication Schedule 2012

Excalibur 2012 Publication Schedule The publication schedule for Excalibur Books, for the rest of 2012, will be as follows; NOVEMBER: “3/11: THE FALLOUT” – written by Patrick Fox. Non-fiction. “SWORD, MIRROR, JEWEL: BOOK 1 – VOICE OF THE SWORD” – … Continue reading

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The Skytree Gang – part 2

The picture you see here is of a temple named Komagata Douho, located between Azuma bridge and Komatata bridge in Asakusa. This marks the place where, over a thousand years ago, a group of fishermen in the swampy rivers of … Continue reading

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The Temple of the Tengu

Friday May 11th took me to Mount Takao, a site of natural beauty on the outskirts of western Tokyo. Mount Takao is a sacred site closely associated with the Tengu – fearsome winged humanoids from Japanese mythology. Near the summit, … Continue reading

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Moonlight, Murder & Machinery

Thus, as one strange chapter in the life of our heroes comes to an end … another, still stranger one begins!!! How were the Romantic Poets Shelley, Byron and Keats all able to gain supernatural powers? What is the sinister … Continue reading

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And in Myth-Related News…

Hot on the heels of the Gegege no Kitaro exhibition in Tokyo, we have … The monster hunter’s guide to Tokyo!

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Eldritch and Abominable

What do these two gentlemen have in common? Find out here

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Cower Before Orochi

Latest update to The Power of the Kami – here.

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The Three Imperial Treasures

Adding the latest to the series on Japanese Mythology … the sword, mirror and jewel. here

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STARS! WELDED!! TOGETHER!!!

Susanoo-no-Mikoto has been added to the Pantheon – here.

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