Gazu Hyakki Tsurezure Bukuro


Gazu Hyakki Tsurezure Bukuro

is the fourth book of Japanese artist Toriyama Sekien's famous "Gazu Hyakki Yakō" series, published ca. 1781. These books are supernatural bestiaries, collections of ghosts, spirits, spooks and monsters, many of which Toriyama based on literature, folklore, other artwork. These works have had a profound influence on subsequent "yōkai" imagery in Japan.

List of creatures

First Volume

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* is a kettle tsukumogami which holds a clawed staff called "koinryō". It is pictured alongside another monster called "Yarikechō". [http://park.org/Japan/CSK/hyakki/zukan/turezure/naka/yarike.html] [http://home4.highway.ne.jp/deadsoul/sa/zenhusyou.html]

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References

[http://scene5.com/yokai/database/index/b4.htm] [http://park.org/Japan/CSK/hyakki/etc/obake_index-iroha.html]


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