Otsuyu

お露 おつゆ TRANSLATION: a girls’ name meaning “dew” APPEARANCE: Otsuyu is the ghost from Botan dōrō—The Peony Lantern. Along with Oiwa and Okiku, she is one of the Nihon san dai kaidan—Japan’s Big Three Ghost Stories. Although her story was originally a Chinese folk tale, it was adapted into Japanese in the 17th century. It was later … Continue reading Otsuyu