Yuki-Onna

  • Japanese: snow woman
  • Japanese

Yuki-Onna is a yokai, or supernatural spirit in Japanese folklore. - AsNotedIn


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1685/00/00 In "Sogi shokoku monogatari", Yuki-Onna, a snow ghost, appears in Echigo Province with long snow white hair, wearing a sparkling white kimono. The story collection, which includes the tales about the Japanese poet Ino Sogi, was published in Kyoto in 1685. Yokai
1737/00/00 Japanese artist Sawaki Suushi completes "Hyakkai-Zukan" (The Illustrated Volume of a Hundred Demons). The scroll contains illustrations of Yuki-Onna and other ghosts, spirits and monsters, based on literature, folklore other artwork. Yokai
1904/00/00 "Yuki-Onna" by Lafcadio Hearn is published in his collection 'Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things'. Yokai Yuki-Onna (short story)
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