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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 ...

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 ...

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

Feb 8, 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, ...

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Take one look at the Oni and you can understand why he has struck fear into the hearts of the Japanese for ...

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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, ...

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

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Wearing elaborate masks to celebrate Japan's ancient gods evolved over the centuries into the use of theatrical masks as entertainment. The animistic gods of  ...