What is modern fiction?

Some articles on modern fiction:

Spirit Away - Modern Fiction
... In the anime, manga and Visual Novel Higurashi no Naku Koro ni, when people disappear, they blame the curse of Hinamizawa's guardian god/demon Oyashiro-sama, who takes people away every year, and then people talks about "Onikakushi", which is the name for the first arc of the Manga, Anime and Visual Novel ... In the manga Rin-ne by Rumiko Takahashi, heroine Sakura Mamiya disappeared for a week after being taken away by spirits, and she was brought back to this world by Rinne's grandmother Tamako ...

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