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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/Hannya

The moth genus Hannya is now considered a junior synonym of Habrosyne. The Hannya (般若) mask is a mask used in Noh theater, representing a ... Another explanation is that Perfection of Wisdom sutras and their variations were ... The Hannya mask is used in many noh and kyōgen Japanese plays, as well as in Shinto ...

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.pinterest.com/pin/286963807478375236

Okame Japanese Mask. Okame is a popular figure in Kyogen, a traditional comic theatre. She is usually see as a pair with Hyottoko. The pair are seen in ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

peopleof.oureverydaylife.com/japanese-masks-history-meaning-9918.html

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  ...

nohmask21.com/eu

Apr 12, 2017 ... We are showing traditional Japanese Noh Masks (Noumen), Devil (Oni) Masks, Kyogen Masks, Kagura, Bugku Masks and Japanese Netsuke.