An artist depiction one the oni showing it looking similar to an ogre

Anthropology: The Mythology of the Japanese Oni and its Significance in Pop Culture

When hearing about mythology, my first thought goes to Greek Mythology. People are at least a little familiar with the Greek gods and goddesses. But, after that, my knowledge of any other myths is minimal. The oni is a figure … Continue reading Anthropology: The Mythology of the Japanese Oni and its Significance in Pop Culture

Anthropology of Voodoo Culture: A Journey through Myth and History

https://adventure.com/ Be honest: what is the very first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word “voodoo”? Is it a scary-looking ragdoll, for people to stick pins and needles into? Is it a mysterious man, dressed in a tail coat and a top hat, with a skull painted on his face? Or maybe is it some kind of hex you have heard of, like that of turning someone’s picture upside down to give them a headache? It is fine, you can admit it. After all, you – and most people that do not practice Vodou, myself included! … Continue reading Anthropology of Voodoo Culture: A Journey through Myth and History