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YŌKAI – Mysterious creatures illustrations from Japanese folklore

Posted by rod - 22.08.2013

Yōkai or literally “mysterious appearance” is the name given to any type of creature from Japanese folklore: demons, monsters, spirits, magical animals, etc.. There are so many stories of different Yōkai  in Japanese culture that it is almost impossible to know how many their are. Much of these stories remain unknown, even by Japanese and therefore little by little these creatures are being forgotten.

Brazilian illustrator Heitor Seió Kimura created a small portion of folkloric beings in the hope to revitalise this important part of Japanese culture.

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  • Jul 18, 2016

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