I ain't afraid of those ghosts

| Jul 18, 2008

I ain't afraid of those ghosts

by Kit Nagamura

There are lots of yureizaka (phantom slopes) in Tokyo, and at least seven of them have been spooking lily-livered pedestrians since the Edo Period (1603-1867). The slope I head for, in broad daylight, slants through the somnolent graveyards of old temples from the early ...