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23 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 23 minutes read time.

21 min read

East of the Sun and West of the Moon

A young girl breaks her promise, and must voyage east of the sun and west of the moon to recover her love.

28 min read

The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child

A moonlight princess does not wish to marry, or else she will disappear.

21 min read

The Adventures of Momotaro, Son of a Peach

A brave boy goes on a quest to rid his village of wicked demons.

26 min read

Prince Yamato Take

The story of Prince Yamato Take and his protector the Sun Goddess.

22 min read

The Talking Fish

A cranky old man decides to become a fish and loves it - until he starts to get hungry.

21 min read

The Golden Beetle

A poor woman is given a miraculous golden beetle... Starting the war of dogs and cats.

22 min read

The Little Good Mouse

A mouse helps protect a happy queen from a jealous king.

24 min read

The Enchanted Canary

A Prince called Desire seeks a bride in warmer lands.

23 min read

Prince Darling

A prince learns how to have empathy with the help of a fairy and a ring.

23 min read

The Enchanted Pig

A woman loves her husband, who is a pig, and follows him to the ends of the earth.

20 min read

Thicker than Water

Joe had a bad feeling he’d need his gun before the night was over.

21 min read

Antonio Consoli

There was always news, Antonio thought, as the announcer’s name started to boom out, and he was glad for that.