Noppera-bō - Recent Reports

Recent Reports

Though most sightings of noppera-bō tend to be historical, 20th century reports have not been uncommon, both in Japan itself as well as locations where Japanese have emigrated, most notably the U.S. state of Hawaii and where the term "mujina" vice "noppera-bō" is most deeply ingrained. Among the most recent reports:

  • On May 19, 1959, Honolulu Advertiser reporter Bob Krauss reported a sighting of a mujina at the Waialae Drive-In Theatre in Kahala. Krauss reported that the witness watched a woman combing her hair in the women's restroom, and when the witness came close enough, the mujina turned, revealing her featureless face. The witness was reported to have been admitted to the hospital for a nervous breakdown. Noted Hawaiian historian, folklorist and author Glen Grant, in a 1981 radio interview dismissed the story as rumor, only to be called by the witness herself, who gave more details on the event, including the previously unreported detail that the mujina in question had red hair. The drive-in no longer exists, having been torn down to make room for a subdivision.
  • Grant has also reported on a number of other mujina sightings in Hawaii, from Ewa Beach to Hilo.

Read more about this topic:  Noppera-bō

Other articles related to "recent reports, report, reports":

Hutton Grammar School - History - Recent Reports
... The main school recently received an Ofsted report and achieved the grade of "outstanding", with its main campus featuring excellent facilities ... It has a history of well above average reports and has been considered one of the top places for local males to attend ...
Broadband Reports - Community
... Broadband Reports operates over 200 forums, many of which focus on Internet and computer-related topics ... There are over a million total registered users on the Broadband Reports forums, with about 10% of those active participants ... The members of the Broadband Reports community usually use the acronym "BBR" to refer to the site, although members who registered prior to the name change still ...
Marfa Lights - History
... Reports often describe brightly glowing basketball-sized spheres floating above the ground, or sometimes high in the air ... They often appear in pairs or groups, according to reports, to divide into pairs or to merge, to disappear and reappear, and sometimes to move in seemingly regular patterns ... There are no reliable reports of daytime sightings ...
Richard Peters (reporter) - Works and Other Writing
... Reports of the United States Circuit Court, 1803-18 (1819) Reports of the United States Supreme Court, 1828-43 (seventeen volumes, 1828–43) *Condensed Reports of Cases in the United States ...
David A. Schlissel - Recent Reports, Articles and Presentations
... Why a Future for the Nuclear Industry is Risky, 2007 report Risky AppropriationsGambling US Energy Policy on the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership, 2007 report The Risks of ...

Famous quotes containing the word reports:

    The three-year-old who lies about taking a cookie isn’t really a “liar” after all. He simply can’t control his impulses. He then convinces himself of a new truth and, eager for your approval, reports the version that he knows will make you happy.
    Cathy Rindner Tempelsman (20th century)

    Journalism without a moral position is impossible. Every journalist is a moralist. It’s absolutely unavoidable. A journalist is someone who looks at the world and the way it works, someone who takes a close look at things every day and reports what she sees, someone who represents the world, the event, for others. She cannot do her work without judging what she sees.
    Marguerite Duras (b. 1914)