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  • Muni-ku

    Like her mother and grandmother before her, Muni-ku was a cook in the service of the daimyo of Tifuido. On the day of an important banquet, she became convinced that the head cook had prepared a soup for the daimyo accidentally using poisoned …

  • Oe-Ura

    A poor farmer from Fochu was fishing one day when he discovered a peach floating down the Nanaichi River. He retrieved the peach from the water, and a female child burst from it. He took the child home where he and his wife raised her as their own. …