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I think what I'm reading is a collection made friendly to Western readers, not one necessarily geared for Japanese consumption. That is, she wouldn't be the go-to resource for fairy tales in Japan itself.
There's some interesting bits arising where Japanese culture and mythology is explained through footnotes, for example that Japanese ghosts have no feet, etc.
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