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Japanese Folklore

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According to the Japanese folklore, the Jorōgumo is a magic, 400 year old giant spider, that can change its appearance into that of a beautiful woman. She seduces young handsome men, wraps them up in her webs and eats them. Mythical Creatures Art, Mythological Creatures, Magical Creatures, Japanese Mythical Creatures, Mythological Monsters, Myths & Monsters, Sea Monsters, Legends And Myths, Arte Obscura


According to the Japanese folklore, the Jorōgumo is a magic, 400 year old giant spider, that can change its appearance into that of a beautiful woman. She seduces young handsome men, wraps them up in her webs and eats them.

Japanese mythology: the FUTAKUCHI-ONNA (Two-Mouthed Woman), a yokai (monster/spirit) that was definitely all mouth. Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Japanese Urban Legends, Japanese Art, Japanese Mythology, Greek Mythology, Myths & Monsters, Japanese Monster

Futakuchi-onna by Perynne on DeviantArt

Second one in the series. Futakuchi-onna (two-mouthed woman) is not a monster as such, but a normal woman who is affected by a curse or something which ... Futakuchi-onna

 Supernatural river creature from Japan. Some theorize that the folklore of Kappa originated via the Shinto river deity kami. Japanese Mythical Creatures, Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Strange Creatures, Folklore Japonais, Art Japonais, Japan Illustration, Japanese Drawings, Japanese Prints


Beware of the Yokai! an 8 page, seven illustration feature of Japanese mythical creatures appreared in Discovery Channel Magazine June/July 2009 issue. six yokais featured are: Kappa, Tengu, Tanuk

Love With Traditional Japanese Clothing? You're Not Alone Japanese traditional clothing explained in detail! I want to buy a full kimono outfit. Have to go to Japan first, I think, they're too expensive in America Kimono Japan, Japanese Outfits, Japanese Fashion, Kimono Tradicional, Samurai, Kimono Outfit, Japanese Wedding, Go To Japan, Japan Japan

In Love With Traditional Japanese Clothing? You're Not Alone

Traditional clothing of Japan has always been a subject of curiosity and interest among ethnic and cultural enthusiasts, including travelers. The kimono is the most popular of the traditional clothes here, but there are other garments too which are worth a mention.

Ogre chanting Buddhist prayer, 1864 by Kawanabe Kyosai (perhaps the last virtuoso in traditional Japanese painting) Japanese Artwork, Japanese Painting, Japanese Prints, Japan Illustration, Japanese Monster, Japanese Mythology, Buddhist Prayer, Legends And Myths, Japan Art

Demon with a Buddhist prayer (Oni no nenbutsu), 1864 by Kawanabe Kawanabe Kyōsai

Ogres, or oni, alongside animals and ghosts, were some of Kawanabe Kyōsai’s favourite subjects. They are generally thought of as fierce demons who can be menacing yet humorous in their actions. This oni is collecting donations for a temple and ...

Artist: Totoya Hokkei ‘Demon preparing to write in an account book from the series “Selection of ancient and modern comic poems” Japanese Art Modern, Japanese Drawings, Japanese Artwork, Japanese Prints, Japanese Culture, Japanese Art Samurai, Japanese Yokai, Japanese Mask, Japan Illustration

Demon Preparing to Write in an Account Book, from the series Selection of Ancient and Modern Comic Poems (Kokin kyôkasen)

These 50 Classical Art Memes Will Have You In Literal Hysterics Classical Art Memes, Folklore Japonais, Art Japonais, Japanese Yokai, Japanese Female, Japanese Lady, Female Demons, Japanese Monster, Japanese Mythology

Strange Japanese monsters are beautiful

I found these old Japanese monsters to be ghoulish and strangely beautiful. In the sophisticated popular culture of the Edo period (1603-1868), much attention was devoted to Japan’s rich pantheon…

The Hyakume is a Yokai found in Japanese folklore. The Hyakume is described as a large, fleshy creature with eyes all over it’s body in Japanese “Hyakume” means “one hundred eyes”. The Hyakume love to. Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Japanese Yokai, Japanese Monster, Japanese Mythology, Japanese Drawings, Traditional Japanese Art, Art Japonais

A-Yokai-A-Day: Hyakume | Matthew Meyer

One of the weirdest yokai I have ever come across is this monstrosity, the one-hundred-eyed demon known as Hyakume. I painted a version of him a few years back, in my Hyakki Yako panels from the first A-Yokai-A-Day series. This is the version that appears in Night Parade. Hyakume 百目 Translation: one hundred eyes Habitat: … Continue reading A-Yokai-A-Day: Hyakume

by Utagawa Kunisada, Metropolitan Museum of Art: Asian Art Bequest of William S. Lieberman, 2005 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY Medium: Polychrome woodblock print; Japanese Drawings, Japanese Prints, Jordi Bernet, Traditional Japanese Art, Japanese Folklore, Japanese Illustration, Roman Art, Samurai Art, Japanese Painting

Utagawa Kunisada | Maruami Gorō Saved by Fudō's (Acala) Attendant Seitaka from Narita Shrine | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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(Traditional depiction of a figure who fights yokai. Could be good to adapt this motif to comment on modern day War?) Shoki the Demon-queller, ca. 1725 by Okumura Masanobu Japanese Drawings, Japanese Tattoo Art, Japanese Art, Chinese Prints, Japanese Prints, Chinese Art, Japan Painting, Artist Painting, Korean Art

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Okumura Masanobu, c. 1725

A-Yokai-A-Day: Sōgen-bi This is a specific fireball yōkai , similar to a will o’ wisp, which takes the form of a man’s head surrounded by flames and floats around in the sky at night. Japanese Drawing, Japanese Yokai, Japan Illustration, Mythical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Japanese Mythology, Oriental, Traditional Paintings, Japanese Prints

A-Yokai-A-Day: Sōgen-bi | Matthew Meyer

Today’s yokai is a fairly obscure one, and he is a type of hi-no-tama, or fireball yokai. Sōgen-bi (叢原火 or 宗源火, そうげんび) Sōgen-bi, literally “Sōgen’s fire” is a yokai that was sighted at Mibu-dera in Kyoto. (Mibu-dera is also very famous for being the home of the legendary Shinsengumi.) This yokai takes the form of … Continue reading A-Yokai-A-Day: Sōgen-bi