Hyakkai Zukan

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Hyakkai-Zukan (百怪図巻, "The Illustrated Volume of a Hundred Demons") is a picture scroll by Edo period Japanese artist Sawaki Suushi. Completed in 1737, this scroll is a supernatural bestiary, a collections of ghosts, spirits and monsters, which Suushi based on literature, folklore, other artwork. These images had a profound influence on subsequent yōkai imagery in Japan for generations.[1]

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  1. ^ Kyōgoku, Natsuhiko; Tada, Katsumi (2000). Yōkai zukan. Tokyo, Japan: Kokusho kankōkai. pp. 130–156. ISBN 978-4-336-04187-6.