Okiku

お菊 おきく TRANSLATION: a girls’ name meaning “chrysanthemum” APPEARANCE: Okiku was the name of a servant girl who lost a precious plate, died a terrible death, and returned as a vengeful ghost. Along with Oiwa and Otsuyu, Okiku’s tale is one of the Nihon San Dai Kaidan—Japan’s Big Three Ghost Stories. Her story has been … Continue reading Okiku