いれずみ

Came across these illustrations a while back from a book entitled Illustrated Book of Japanese Monsters (1972) by Gōjin Ishihara. Ishihara basically illustrates some supernatural monsters and creatures (yōkai 妖怪) from Japanese legend/folklore, so what better way to seriously start thinking about ink than right here. Yurei – ghost that exists on Earth until it can be … Continue reading

Pizza and Misguided Miscreants

“Only hope can give rise to the emotion we call despair. But it is nearly impossible for a man to try to live without hope, so I guess that leaves Man no choice but to walk around with despair as his companion.” Manglobe house one of my favorite anime series ever made, Samurai Champloo! (amongst … Continue reading