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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oni

Oni (鬼) are a kind of yōkai from Japanese folklore, variously translated as demons, devils, ... Thus the Chinese character 鬼 (pinyin: guǐ; Jyutping: gwai2) meaning "ghost" came to be used for these formless creatures. The invisible oni ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mask

A mask is an object normally worn on the face, typically for protection, disguise, performance, .... Masks are a familiar and vivid element in many folk and traditional pageants, ceremonies, rituals, and ..... In the western tradition, actors in Ancient Greek theatre wore masks, as they do in traditional Japanese Noh drama . In some ...

www.japan-talk.com/jt/new/japanese-masks

Feb 7, 2015 ... In modern times, female actors participate in Noh but the traditional masks are still used for female characters. The masks are incredibly ...

www.historyofmasks.net/famous-masks/japanese-masks

Japanese masks are used traditionally in theater, festivals or rituals. Some of the Japanese traditional masks are Gigaku, Bugaku, Gyodo, Tengu, Kappa, Noh, ...

www.buzzle.com/articles/japanese-masks-and-meanings.html

Aug 8, 2016 ... In ancient Japan, masks were of great importance for performing rituals and plays . The different characters and creatures including common ...

tattoo-journal.com/35-gorgeous-japanese-mask-tattoos

With time, the tattoos have changed meaning with many people ... japanese- mask-tattoos_-5.

blog.fromjapan.co.jp/en/recommended/traditional-japanese-masks-own-a-piece-of-japans-rich-history.html

Dec 4, 2015 ... Masks have been a part of Japanese culture since ancient times. Learn more about the types of traditional Japanese masks, and how you can ...

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Samurai Mask - Samurais were the warriors from ancient Japan who shouldered the responsibility for protecting the nobility. In the 16th century, masks were ...

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In ancient Japan, masks were of great importance for performing rituals and plays . The different characters and creatures including common people, deities, ...

richmondtattooshops.com/japanese-tattoos-history-meaning

Sep 21, 2013 ... But what do Japanese tattoo designs mean? ... The Oni Mask tattoo in Japanese tattoos is extremely common and refers to the belief in a spirit ...