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Serpent hunting in the Year of the Snake

Hitotsume-nyudo / One-eyed priest from 僧形の化物 / Sogyo-no-bakemono / Monster scroll by Sogyo(?)

Hitotsume-nyudo / One-eyed priest from 僧形の化物 / Sogyo-no-bakemono / Monster scroll by Sogyo (?

Hatsuhana doing penance under the Tonosawa waterfall - Утагава Куниёси

artwork: Utagawa Kuniyoshi - Hatsuhana prays under a waterfall, c. 1842 - Colour woodblock, oban x cm - American Friends of the British Museum (The Arthur R.

yokai hyakki yagyo

yokai hyakki yagyo

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Shokera (a creature that peers in through skylights) from the "Hyakkai-Zukan", ca. 1737 by Sawaki Suushi

Nobusuma from the Bakemono Zukushi ("monster scroll")

"Bakemono Zukushi " is a Japanese scroll painted in the Edo period century) by an unknown artist, about 24 Japanese monsters from the traditional local

The Cunning Female Demons and Ghosts of Ancient Japan

Yotsuya Kaidan, supposedly the most famous and influential Japanese ghost story of all time

Yotsuya Kaidan, supposedly the most famous and influential Japanese ghost story of all time. Image of Oiwa appearing in a lantern. Images for dissertation project on femininity in Japanese horror cinema, with particular focus on hair.

ぶかっこうは、「松井文庫」が所蔵する妖怪絵巻『百鬼夜行絵巻』(1832年)などに描かれている日本の妖怪。

ぶかっこうは、「松井文庫」が所蔵する妖怪絵巻『百鬼夜行絵巻』(1832年)などに描かれている日本の妖怪。

Raijin (雷神?) by Kawanabe Kyosai. Raijin is a god of lightning, thunder and storms in the Shinto religion and in Japanese mythology

"Raijin" (雷神) Raijin Is A God Of Lightning, Thunder, & Storms In The Shinto Religion & In Japanese Mythology.

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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Akakuchi (Akashita) from "Hyakkai-Zukan", ca. 1737 by Sawaki Suushi