Something Wicked from Japan (Japanese-English bilingual)

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Ghosts, demons, Yokai ... This is the nightmarish collection of supernatural beings from Japanese folklore as portrayed in ukiyo-e masterpieces. This book contains 70 yurei (ghosts), oni (demons), kaijin (sorcerers) and yokai (supernatural monsters) with a basic introduction to each creature's story. These phantoms and monsters are described vividly in 120 ukiyo-e art pieces, all created by great masters such as Hokusai, Hiroshige, Kuniyoshi and many others.
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Ghosts, demons, Yokai ... This is the nightmarish collection of supernatural beings from Japanese folklore as portrayed in ukiyo-e masterpieces. This book contains 70 yurei (ghosts), oni (demons), kaijin (sorcerers) and yokai (supernatural monsters) with a basic introduction to each creature's story. These phantoms and monsters are described vividly in 120 ukiyo-e art pieces, all created by great masters such as Hokusai, Hiroshige, Kuniyoshi and many others.
  • Subtitle
    Ghosts, Demons and Yokai in Ukiyo-e Masterpieces
  • Author
    Ei Nakau
  • Publisher
    Pie Books
  • Release
    September 2016
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    220 pages. full colour. 25.7 x 18 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    o/s due August 2019
  • Status for Website
    available
  • Date added
    September 2016