Gojin Ishihara is a great Japanese illustrator who came to prominence in the 1970s.

The images featured below (via Pink Tentacle) are from “Illustrated Book of Japanese Monsters”.

The dark undertones of Ishihara’s work are amazing.

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Illustration, "Jorogumo" By Visual Artist, Gojin Ishihara
Illustration, "Jorogumo" By Visual Artist, Gojin Ishihara
Illustration, "Kappa" By Visual Artist, Gojin Ishihara
Illustration, "Kappa" By Visual Artist, Gojin Ishihara
Illustration, "Kubire Oni" By Visual Artist, Gojin Ishihara
Illustration, "Kubire Oni" By Visual Artist, Gojin Ishihara
Illustration, "Onmoraki" By Visual Artist, Gojin Ishihara
Illustration, "Onmoraki" By Visual Artist, Gojin Ishihara
Illustration, "Waira" By Visual Artist, Gojin Ishihara
Illustration, "Waira" By Visual Artist, Gojin Ishihara