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Macabre kids’ book art by Gojin Ishihara

Here is a collection of illustrations by Gōjin Ishihara, whose work graced the pages of numerous kids' books in the 1970s. The first 11 images below appeared in the "Illustrated Book of Japanese Monsters" (1972), which profiled supernatural creatures from Japanese legend.

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- Jorōgumo (lit. "whore spider")

- Kappa (river imp)

397.50 КБ
- Kubire-oni (strangler demon)

425.16 КБ
- Rokurokubi (long-necked woman)

414.34 КБ
- Onmoraki (bird demon)

384.44 КБ
- Nekomata (cat monster)

316.63 КБ
- Tenjō-sagari (ceiling dweller)

427.63 КБ
- Enma Dai-Ō (King of Hell)

391.40 КБ
- Kyūbi no kitsune (nine-tailed fox)

353.40 КБ
- Yūrei (ghost)

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- Nure-onna (snake woman)

395.29 КБ
- Hell of Repetition (Illustrated Book of Hell, 1975)

394.95 КБ
- Burning Hell (Illustrated Book of Hell, 1975)

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