Matthew Meyer

Illustrator and Folklorist


Matthew Meyer is an illustrator and folklorist based in Japan. He received his BFA in illustration from Ringling College of Art and Design in 2005. His work is focused on Japanese folklore, particularly yokai studies. He is the author of The Night Parade of One Hundred Demons (2012), The Hour of Meeting Evil Spirits (2015), The Book of the Hakutaku (2018), and The Fox’s Wedding (2021). He is also the creator of, an online illustrated database of Japanese ghosts and monsters.