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Anatomy of Japanese Folk Monsters

Yōkai Daizukai, an illustrated guide to yōkai authored by manga artist Shigeru Mizuki, features a collection of cutaway diagrams showing the anatomy of 85 traditional monsters from Japanese folklore (which also appear in Mizuki’s GeGeGe no Kitarō anime/manga). Here are a few illustrations from the book. yokai_daizukai_1.jpgMore details hereyokai_daizukai_2.jpgyokai_daizukai_3.jpgyokai_daizukai_4.jpgyokai_daizukai_5.jpgyokai_daizukai_6.jpgyokai_daizukai_7.jpgyokai_daizukai_8.jpgyokai_daizukai_9.jpgyokai_daizukai_10.jpg