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Oni

Oni are creatures from Japanese folklore, variously translated as demons, devils, ogres, and trolls!
Depictions of oni vary widely but usually portray them as hideous, gigantic creatures with sharp claws, wild hair, and two long horns growing from their heads.

They are often depicted wearing tiger-skin loincloths and carrying iron clubs, called kanabō. This image leads to the expression "oni with an iron club", that is, to be invincible or undefeatable.

It can also be used in the sense of "strong beyond strong", or having one's natural quality enhanced or supplemented by the use of some tool.

Some villages hold yearly ceremonies to drive away oni, particularly at the beginning of Spring.

Their skin may be any number of colors, but red and blue are particularly common.

Now you know!

8 comments:

  1. I do so enjoy it when I get an education with my pr0n. ^_^

    Not only that, this may be the hottest Stash post in a while. So I like big smelly trolls with giant...clubs, sue me.

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  2. This is my new favorite post from you :O~

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  3. pic 15!!!!
    "pls turn around!"

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  4. What do you think of the dancing oni men on the game over screens of two Mystical Ninja games for the N64? Here some Youtube links:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wO53Pe290Sk

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6fa_c5j7Tk

    With this last one, you have to wait a few seconds before you see the game over scene with the dancing oni...

    Since this seem like your first piece on the Oni, I figured I should pass these clips along.

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  5. Hahaha WOW. Those clips are incredible.

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  6. The giant oni boss in murmasa the deamon blade (wii) with bulging muscles would fit here :> Replayed the damn thing just to see him again :S

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  7. hey who did 12, 14, 30 and 31 i really like their style

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