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Japandemonium illustrated the yokai encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien by Sekien Toriyama

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Goblins in art,
  • Monsters in art,
  • Japanese Prints,
  • Yōkai (Japanese folklore)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementtranslated and annotated by Hiroko Yoda and Matt Alt
ContributionsYoda, Hiroko, translator, Alt, Matt, translator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND1059.T64 T67 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 319 pages
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27230076M
ISBN 100486800350
ISBN 109780486800356
OCLC/WorldCa909082541

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Sekien's books are deeply indebted to this artistic tradition, and to one scroll in particular, a masterpiece by Sawaki Su shi called Hyakkai Zukan ("Illustrated Creeps") that provided a visual reference for many of the monsters in the first book. Later, Sekien tried his hand at painting a traditional yokai scroll himself, and it still Written: Japandemonium Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien - Kindle edition by Sekien, Toriyama, Yoda, Hiroko, Alt, Matt. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Japandemonium Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien/5(76). Apple Books Preview. Local Nav Open Menu Local Nav Close Menu. Top Books Top Audiobooks Oprah’s Book Club Japandemonium Illustrated The Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien. Toriyama Sekien. • 1 Rating; $; $; Publisher Description. First English. Japandemonium Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien - Ebook written by Toriyama Sekien. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Japandemonium Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien.

  Japandemonium Illustrated book. Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First English publication of all four of Sekien's masterw /5. Japandemonium Illustrated | "A fascinating, scholarly, beautifully illustrated, miscellanea of strange beasts, quelling demons, and otherworldly apparitions. JapandemoniumIllustrated will instruct you, amaze you, and transport you to a quintessential realm of Japanese lore." -- Guillermo del Toro, filmmaker"Such beautiful nightmares -- why bother to wake up? Japandemonium Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Japandemonium Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien. Author. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for.   Book Overview Japanese folklore abounds with bizarre creatures collectively referred to as the yokai the ancestors of the monsters populating Japanese film, literature, manga, and anime. Artist Toriyama Sekien () was the first to compile illustrated encyclopedias detailing the appearances and habits of these creepy-crawlies from myth and Pages:

Japandemonium Illustrated represents the very first time they have ever been available in historically groundbreaking compilation includes complete translations of all four of Sekien's yokai masterworks: the Gazu Hyakki Yagyō (The Illustrated Demon Horde's Night Parade), the Konjaku Gazu Zoku Hyakki (The Illustrated. Toriyama Sekien () compiled the first illustrated encyclopedia of the yokai, and his works have inspired generations of artists. Here, for the first time in English, are all four of Sekien's masterworks: The Illustrated Demons' Night Parade, More Illustrated Demons from Past and Present, Even More Demons from Past and Present, > and An Idle Horde of Things.   Sekien Toriyama's Japandemonium Illustrated by SEKIEN TORIYAMA, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Japandemonium Illustrated Japandemonium Illustrated by Toriyama Sekien. Download in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Japandemonium Illustrated books. Click Download for free ebooks. Japandemonium Illustrated.