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Kami-Kiri (hair cutter) sneaks up behind prey cutting their hair off  from the Bakemono Zukushi  ("monster scroll")

Kami-Kiri (hair cutter) sneaks up behind prey cutting their hair off from the Bakemono Zukushi ("monster scroll")

The "Korean monk" in this illustration, seen singing and playing a gekkin (moon guitar), has the physical characteristics of a kappa (water imp).

Kaikidan Ekotoba monster scroll -- Korean monk [+] The "Korean monk" in this illustration, seen singing and playing a gekkin (moon guitar), has the physical characteristics of a kappa (water imp).

Here is a hanging scroll - Ink and colour on silk depicting a Shishi Lion and Peonies dated from the latter half of the 17th to beginning of the 18th century by Kano Tsunenobu (1636–1713) #painting #art #artist #japaneseart #japan #japaneseculture #tattooreference #kanoschool #visitmuseums #mfa #shishi #peonies #botan

Here is a hanging scroll - Ink and colour on silk depicting a Shishi Lion and Peonies dated from the latter half of the 17th to beginning of the 18th century by Kano Tsunenobu (1636–1713) #painting #art #artist #japaneseart #japan #japaneseculture #tattooreference #kanoschool #visitmuseums #mfa #shishi #peonies #botan

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Itō Jakuchū (Japan, - Rooster, 1759 (from "Colorful Realm of Living…

Nuribotoke (an animated corpse with blackened flesh and dangling eyeballs) from the Hyakkai-Zukan, Sawaki Suushi, 1737

Sawaki Suushi Hyakkai Zukkan (The Illustrated Volume of a Hundred Demons) 1737 “Hyakkai-Zukan is a collection of picture scrolls by Edo Period Japanese artist Sawaki Suushi.

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Hyōsube (へうすへ, a kind of hair-covered kappa) from the Hyakkai-Zukan (百怪図巻), Japan

Kyosai Oni in priest's robes - Ogre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kawanabe KYÔSAI (Japan Title Ogre chanting Buddhist prayer Place of origin Japan Period Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 Year 1864

Baku (獏 or 貘) are Japanese supernatural beings that devour dreams and nightmares. They have a long history in Japanese folklore and art

Baku (獏 or 貘) are Japanese supernatural beings that devour dreams and nightmares. They have a long history in Japanese folklore and art / olokosmon / monstre / déité / créature / h-abstraits

"首 赤 蛸;Kubi aka tako" from "化物尽絵巻;Bakemono zukushi Emaki" by 北斎季親;Hokusai-Suechika

"首 赤 蛸;Kubi aka tako" from "化物尽絵巻;Bakemono zukushi Emaki" by 北斎季親;Hokusai-Suechika

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