Comic and Miscellaneous Prints

 

Comic prints are known as giga (戯画) or giga-e (戯画絵), and playful pictures are called asobi-e (遊び絵).á Several additional comic prints may be found in the harimaze section.

 

Series

Date

Robinson*

Caricatures of the 108 Heroes of the Popular Suikoden (Ky˘ga Suikoden g˘ketsu ippyaku hachinin)

1830

Comic Paper Lantern Chűshingura (D˘ke Ch˘chingura)

1830

 

Ghost Stories: Night Procession of the Hundred Demons (Kaidan hyakki yagy˘)

1830

 

Clowning Around (D˘ke)

1839-1842

 

A Set of Goldfish (Kingyo tsukushi)

1839-1842

 

The Monstersĺ Chűshingura (Bakemono Chushingura)

1839-1842

 

Twelve Months of Buffoonery (D˘ke jyunigatsu no uchi)

1839-1842

 

Genuine Instruction for Children in Mad Pictures (Jitsu go-ky˘ ky˘gwa d˘gaku)

1840

118

Comic Comparisons of the Koma Pieces in Sh˘gi (Koma kurabe sh˘gi no tawamure)

c. 1840

188

Fun with Fukurokujiĺs Head (Fukurokuju atama no tawamure)

1840

194

Brother Pictures for Comparison (fan prints) (E-ky˘daiá awase kagami)

c. 1840

The Hundred Poets (Hyaku-nin isshu)

1840-1842

32

Animated Cherry Petals

1840-1842

 

An Assortment of Thunder Gods (Kaminari zukushi)

c. 1840-1842

 

Anthropomorphized Octopuses for the 53 Stations of the T˘kaid˘ (horizontal chűban)

c. 1840-1842

 

Fashionable Octopus Games (Ryűk˘ tako no asobi)

c. 1840-1842

 

Comic Twelve Signs (vertical chűban) (D˘ke jű-ni-shi)

1841

 

Cat Homophones (Neko no ateji)

1842

196

Raccoon Dogs (Tanuki)

1842

209

Tenguá

1842

 

Moral Philosophy Illustrated for Children (chűban) (Shingaku osana etoki) Image added 7/30/22

1842-1843

 

Crazy Thoughts from Takezawa Tojiĺs Imagination (spinning tops)

c. 1843

Series of Fashionable Comic Spinning-tops (Ryűk˘ d˘ke koma zukushi)

1844

195

More Fun with Raccoon Dogs (Aratamete tanuki no tawamure)

1844-1846

 

Eight Successful Plays Performed by Bats (Yatsu atari d˘ke k˘mori)

1844-1846

 

Moral Philosophy Illustrated for Children (chűtanzakuban) (Shingaku osana etoki)

1845

115

Fukusuke Fitted to One's Thoughts (Omou ni kanai Fukusuke)

c. 1845

177

Popular Raccoon Dogs as... (D˘ke tanuki no...)

1846

Characters from the Wastepaper Basket (Jimbutsu kami kuzu kago)

1846-1848

199

Darumaĺs Buffoonery (D˘ke Daruma asobi)

1847

191

Fashionable Cat Frolics (Ryűk˘ neko no tawamure)

1847

197

Actorsĺ Caricatures Scribbled on Walls

1847-1848

179 and 182

Imitations of the Twelve Months (Miburi ju-ni omoi gwatsu)

1847-1848

211

Composite Pictures (Yose-e)

1847-1848

Treasury of Humor Modeled by Toads

1847-1848

85

Kuniyoshi's Parody on the Samurai's Loyalty (Gishi no seichű Yoshi ga tawamure)

1847-1848

 

The Tenn˘ Festival (Tenn˘ matsuri)

1847-1850

 

Comic Parts for the Twelve Signs (D˘ke miburi jű-ni-shi)

1848

180

Witty Work for Silhouettes (Sono omokage hodoyoku utsushie)

1848-1851

100 Pleasant Stories (Hyaku iro-banashi)

1849-1851

202

Series of Caricatures of Catfish (drawings) (D˘ke namazu zukushi)

1849-1851

 

A Collection of Warrior Rebuses (Musha zukushi hanjimono)

1849-1851

 

Eight Characteristics of Drinkers (Y˘mi happai)

1849-1852

 

Untitled series of the Chűshingura performed by bats

1849-1852

 

Modern Style Set of the Provinces in Edo Brocade (K˘to nishiki imay˘ kuni-zukushi)

1852

171

Six Fashionable Female Poetic Immortals (Fűryű onna rokkasen)

1853

Fifty-three Stations on Shankĺs Mare (Hizakurige go--san eki)

1854

204

Collection of Humorous Scenes from Joruri Drama (D˘ke j˘ruri zukushi)

1855

215

Comic Twelve Signs (horizontal chűban) (D˘ke jű-ni-shi)

1855

Modern Select Dolls (T˘sei mitate ningy˘ no uchi)

1855-1856

185

Moral Guidelines for Good and Naughty Apprentices (Ky˘kun zenaku koz˘ zoroe)

1857

Illustrated Examples of Mad Sketches (Ky˘gwa e-tehon)

1859

222

Fifty-three Post-stations of the T˘kaid˘ Road (T˘kaid˘ go--san tsugi)

1860

224

 

Faces That Can Be Inverted

 

 

Miscellaneous prints of the game of ken

 

 

Miscellaneous comic series

 

110, 183, and 189

Comic and miscellaneous individual prints Images added 8/12/22 (bottom ofá Part II and bottom of Part III)

 

 

Comic and miscellaneous triptychs and diptychs

 

 

Toy print

 

 

Giga (many small pictures on one sheet) Image added 7/23/22 (at end)

 

 

Prints of the seven gods of good luck

 

183

Fan prints of humorous and miscellaneous subjects

 

201

 

*Series number in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson, 1961, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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