Click Play Button For Preview
The 2011 devastation in Japan caused by the earthquake and tsunami shocked the world. We at Spokenworld Audio, alongside our friends and partners at Ladbroke Productions (Radio) Ltd and Ladbroke Audio Ltd are unashamed Japon-ophiles...we just love the place, the people and the culture. We have some great friends in Japan, and we felt it was important that we do what we could to help out.
JAPANESE FAIRY WORLD, STORIES FROM THE WONDER-LORE OF JAPAN was produced by Neil Gardner at Ladbroke Audio in just a few days, with the incredible kind help and talents of many of the UK and US's finest Voice Over artists. With beautiful music donated by Jon Nicholls and Seb & Kayvan at SNK Music (and additional music from AKM Music). Within you will find 25 short-stories from the rich heritage of Japanese folk-tales. From demons and gods, to the creation of the Earth and the naming of mountains.
Over 3.5 hours of fabulous audiobook readings!
100% of the money raised from the sale of this unique audiobook continues to be donated by Spokenworld Audio and Ladbroke Audio to the RED CROSS JAPAN TSUNAMI/EARTHQUAKE APPEAL. We even donate the VAT as well! TO date we have raised almost £1000!
The complete set comes as a zipped folder containing the 25 stories plus an introduction and end credits...all as high quality stereo 192kbps mp3 files...ready for importing into iTunes or on to an mp3 player of your choice!
Before we get to the list of stories, let us tell you the incredibly generous readers who gave their time, talent (and studios!) to make this project a reality. If you are a producer/director, please take it from us, these people are fantastic and well worth hiring:
- RAMON TIKARAM (yes, Ferdie from This Life...ace!)
- NATALIE COOPER (who also helped organise the voices...what an angel Click here for website)
- PETER DICKSON (the voice of X-Factor and so much more, buy his app at www.myruddyvoice.com)
- PATRICK LUNT (legendary voice over!)
- MARIAN KEMMER
- CHRISTOPHER KENT (click for website)
- CLAIRE LACEY
- MARTY PERRETT (check out his superb podcast 'The Boxroom' - subscribe in iTunes or click here for website)
- HELEN QUIGLEY (click here for website)
- MARK TAYLOR
- KATY MAW
- TAFF (he promises us he has a surname, but it is on a 'need to know' basis apparently! Click here for website)
- RACHEL ASHLEY
- GEORGE WASHINGTON III (click here for website)
- FRAN McCLELLAN (click for website)
- JUSTIN BARRETT (click here for website)
- JULIE BERRY
- PHILIP BANKS
- NEIL GARDNER
The cover art was created by Tanja Glittenberg.
Please Note: VAT is added automatically for those purchasing from the UK or EU countries. Spokenworld Audio and Ladbroke Audio Ltd will match the sum total of VAT as an additional donation to the appeal.
Many thanks for your support and please continue to spread the news. We'd love to sell hundreds, if not thousands of copies and raise as much money as we can for the appeal.