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). Several additional comic prints may be found in the harimaze section.

Series

Date

Robinson*

Advertisements for Toys at the Hagino-ya Toy Shop

1827-1832

unlisted

Caricatures of the 108 Heroes of the Popular Suikoden (Kyga Suikoden gketsu ippyaku hachinin)

1830

unlisted

Comic Paper Lantern Chshingura (Dke Chchingura)

1830

unlisted

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

1830

unlisted

Clowning Around (Dke)

1839-1842

unlisted

A Set of Goldfish (Kingyo tsukushi)

1839-1842

unlisted

Humorous Short Poems with Pictures (Kyoka-e)

1839-1842

unlisted

The Monsters Chshingura (Bakemono Chushingura)

1839-1842

unlisted

Twelve Months of Buffoonery (Dke jyunigatsu no uchi)

1839-1842

unlisted

Genuine Instruction for Children in Mad Pictures (Jitsu go-ky kygwa dgaku)

1840

118

Comic Comparisons of the Koma Pieces in Shgi (Koma kurabe shgi no tawamure)

c. 1840

188

Fun with Fukurokujis Head (Fukurokuju atama no tawamure)

1840

194

Brother Pictures for Comparison (fan prints) (E-kydai awase kagami)

c. 1840

 

The Hundred Poets (Hyaku-nin isshu)

1840-1842

32

Animated Cherry Petals

1840-1842

unlisted

Comic Twelve Signs (vertical chban) (Dke j-ni-shi)

1841

unlisted

Cat Homophones (Neko no ateji)

1842

196

Raccoon Dogs (Tanuki)

1842

209

Tengu

1842

unlisted

Series of Fashionable Comic Spinning-tops (Ryk dke koma zukushi)

1844

195

Oni

1844

unlisted

More Fun with Raccoon Dogs (Aratamete tanuki no tawamure)

1844-1846

unlisted

Moral Philosophy Illustrated for Children (Shingaku osana etoki)

1845

115

Popular Raccoon Dogs as... (Dke tanuki no...)

1846

 

Darumas Buffoonery (Dke Daruma asobi)

1847

191

Fashionable Cat Frolics (Ryk neko no tawamure)

1847

197

Actors Caricatures Scribbled on Walls

1847-1848

179 and 182

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

1847-1848

211

Gather Together Pictures (yoso-e)

1847-1848

unlisted

Comic Parts for the Twelve Signs (Dke miburi j-ni-shi)

1848

180

Witty Work for Silhouettes (Sono omokage hodoyoku utsushie)

1848-1851

unlisted

100 Pleasant Stories (Hyaku iro-banashi)

1849-1851

202

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

1852

171

Six Fashionable Female Poetic Immortals (Fry onna rokkasen)

1853

 

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

1854

204

Collection of Humorous Scenes from Joruri Drama (Dke jruri zukushi)

1855

215

Comic Twelve Signs (horizontal chban) (Dke j-ni-shi)

1855

unlisted

Modern Select Dolls (Tsei mitate ningy no uchi)

1855-1856

185

Moral Guidelines for Good and Naughty Apprentices (Kykun zenaku koz zoroe)

1857

unlisted

 

Faces That Can Be Inverted

 

 

Miscellaneous prints of the game of ken

 

 

Miscellaneous comic series

 

85, 110, 177, 183, 189, 199, 222 and 224

Comic and miscellaneous individual prints

 

 

Comic and miscellaneous triptychs and diptychs

 

 

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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