Artwork Title: Gagoze - Artist Name: Matthew Meyer

Gagoze

Matthew Meyer, 2016

元興寺 Gagoze is a reiki, or demon ghost, who haunted the temple Gangō-ji many centuries ago. He appears as a hideous demon dressed in monks robes, crawling about on all fours. His legend is preserved at Gangō-ji, which was founded in 593 by Soga no Umako. Read more: http://yokai.com/gagoze/
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