Onryō

In traditional beliefs of Japan and in literature, onryō (怨霊, literally "vengeful spirit", sometimes rendered "wrathful spirit") refers to a ghost (yūrei) believed capable of causing harm in the world of the living, harming or killing enemies, or even causing natural disasters to exact vengeance to redress the wrongs it received while alive then takes their spirits from their dying bodies. →Wikipedia


怨霊OnryoОнрё원령厲鬼Onrjó

Depicted by

Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Japanese artist

Depicted in

The Spirit of Oiwa
print1847-1848

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