Episode 129: Yokai & Pokémon

Get ready for us to ruin your childhoods as we break down some of the creepy origins of your favorite pocket monsters. We talk Pokémon team naming conventions, the moral conundrum of eating baby-faced fruit, and how we’re always horny both for and by the ocean.

This week, Amanda recommends Infinite Noise by Lauren Shippen.

Content Warning: This episode contains conversations about possession, starvation, natural disasters, & genital mutilation.

Links Discussed

Kitsune possession

Futakuchi-onna

Namazu

Jinmenju

Sougenbi

Sazae oni (NSFW)

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Transcript

In Progess