Episode 30: Human-Faced Fish


Next time you’re staring down into a rowdy school of koi, keep an eye out for the one that has a human face. This is a jinmengyo and rumor has it if you see one a tsunami is on its way.

Newspaper reporting human-faced fish spotted in Korea after 14 years

Or maybe if you’re lucky, you’ll get a glimpse of the nekomengyo/cat-faced carp. Which is much cuter until it grows those long legs and walks around at night.

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Notes: Intro/Outro music by Julyan Ray Matsuura. Here and here. And here.

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