Cultural References

Kyokai no Rinne is packed with elements from Japanese pop culture, folklore and countless religions. While you do not have to know these things to enjoy the series, a bit of extra knowledge may assist in your appreciation of the story as a whole.

Mythology & Folklore
Shinigami
Sanzu River
Oni
Ikiryo
Beheaded Ghost
Tsukumogami
The Divine Comedy
Snake Woman

Food
Wagyu Beef
Bekkoame
Jubako
Tsukimi Dango
Octopus Pot

Japanese Living
Weather Hutch
Japanese Schools
Haori
Kissaten
Hokkamuri
Tosa
Katori Buta
Obon

Retro Pop Culture
Starry Eyes
Sazae-san
Hanako of the Toilet
Kawaii Cook-san
Ecce Homo

History, Heritage
and Religion
Samsara
Bhavacakra
Six Realms
Ochimusha
Karyobinga
Goetia
Hinamatsuri


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