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A Japanese scroll from the Edo period, 1603-1867, apparently created to “highlight the political and social changes in Japan.”
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Posted at 12:16 in Art, History, Travel | Permalink
April 19, 2014 at 12:33
You do have to wonder what sort of medical condition, or feat of intestinal skill, could propel cats through the air.
April 19, 2014 at 12:36
The last panel is missing. It's an advert for this.
R. Sherman |
April 19, 2014 at 13:34
apparently created to “highlight the political and social changes in Japan.”
Ah, yes, a truly timeless and universal theme in political satire, used by all shades of the political spectrum and which can even turn up in the most unlikely of places.
April 19, 2014 at 13:44
Learning about history is great.
April 19, 2014 at 13:52
The 18th century 'Terrence and Phillip'.
April 19, 2014 at 16:25
Fart humor, it's universal.
April 19, 2014 at 17:52
That frat party is off the hook.
April 19, 2014 at 18:01
Marvel Comics are reprinting Alan Moore's "Miracleman" series from the 80s. Here are three of the variant covers of the first issue.
Patrick Brown |
April 19, 2014 at 18:48
And I thought samurai swords were Japan's most lethal weapon.
April 19, 2014 at 21:51
All this time I thought the Japanese were flawlessly refined.
April 19, 2014 at 22:10
Oh! I know what it is!
An anachronistic depiction of a Twitter war!
April 19, 2014 at 22:11
Not sure if this is from the Japanese version of Braveheart or Quest for the Hory Grairaru.
Steve 2: Steveageddon |
April 20, 2014 at 05:07
Is this how they are going to do this:
Runcie Balspune |
April 21, 2014 at 01:59
This... explains some anime I've seen.
Patrick Chester |
April 21, 2014 at 04:32
Have you seen the modern rendition of this oriental masterpiece of antiquity?
April 23, 2014 at 11:14
Best used outdoors, I think. Or at someone else’s house.
April 23, 2014 at 11:21
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