Yokai Museum: The Art of Japanese Supernatural Beings


Yokai are a class of supernatural monsters in Japanese folklore. In the Edo period (1603-1868), many artists created works featuring Yokai inspired by folklore or their own ideas. This book is a visual collection of art works of Yokai in Japan since the Edo period. The works are not only paintings, but also wood block prints, scrolls, ceramics, kimonos, and more.