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Kyoto’s Ghost Candy Shop

kyoto’s ghost candy shop

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 10:23 PM

One summer night, after a usual, uneventful day Sobei, the owner of the shop, locked the front door to go to bed. After a short time he heard someone knocking at the door. He lit a candle and went to the door and said, “Who is it?” Then he heard a woman’s voice saying “Sorry to bother you this late, but could you give me some candy?” So he opened the door to find a young woman standing there. She said again. “I know it’s very late, but I really need some candy.” He felt there was something a little strange about her and thought she might be some kind of sweet-toothed candy addict. But anyway, he wrapped some candy in a bamboo sheath and gave it to her.

The next night, she came again and got some candy. This went on for six days even on a rainy nights when she would be soaking wet.


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Posted 03 July 2013 - 10:30 PM

I was hoping it was one of those "went to the candy store, it was odd/had old stuff in it/whatever and the next time I went there it wasn't there and noone knows what I'm talking about when I ask about it" type stories.

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