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Bakemono” is a Japanese term to describe imaginary monsters, which in Japan have a long history in religion and culture. Traditional festivals, for example, feature creatures such as namahage demons, as well as rituals, including shishi-mai lion dancing, and the love of monsters continues today with entertainment such as “Yokai Watch,” a TV series of ghouls and goblins that is becoming increasingly popular with kids.

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