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The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter

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Cass Carlopio
Sleep Expert, Psychologist & Meditation
This is a traditional Japanese story is a 10th-century Japanese monogatari (fictional prose narrative) containing Japanese folklore. It is considered the oldest extant Japanese prose narrative, though the oldest surviving complete manuscript is dated to 1592.
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Aditya
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Voice was great. Definitely helped calm me down. But the pronunciations really threw me off. The Japanese word hime is pronounced “hee-may” and (I don’t have the source text in front of me), if the character’s name is Kaguya, then the pronunciation may be closer to “kah-goo-yah”
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LaToya
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I’ve learned how to relax my body muscles and focus on my breathe so i could sleep