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Shutsudoko Doi from "The 108 Heroes of the Popular Suikoden", ca. 1827-1830 by Utagawa Kuniyoshi || Shutsudoko Doi wringing out his cloths after escaping through water-gate with the warning bells behind him

Shutsudoko Doi from "The 108 Heroes of the Popular Suikoden", ca. 1827-1830 by Utagawa Kuniyoshi || Shutsudoko Doi wringing out his cloths after escaping through water-gate with the warning bells behind him

Shiriyau (a.k.a. Shiryō) -- Spirit of the dead from The Kaibutsu Ehon ("Illustrated Book of Monsters") 1881

Shiriyau (a.k.a. Shiryō) -- Spirit of the dead from The Kaibutsu Ehon ("Illustrated Book of Monsters") 1881

Baku: The Legend of the Dream Eater: The baku, otherwise known as the ‘dream eater’, is a mythological being or spirit in Chinese and Japanese folklore which is said to devour nightmares. The baku cannot be summoned without caution, however, as ancient legends say that if the baku is not satisfied after consuming the nightmare, he may also devour one’s hopes and dreams.

Baku: The Legend of the Dream Eater: The baku, otherwise known as the ‘dream eater’, is a mythological being or spirit in Chinese and Japanese folklore which is said to devour nightmares. The baku cannot be summoned without caution, however, as ancient legends say that if the baku is not satisfied after consuming the nightmare, he may also devour one’s hopes and dreams.

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