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*

Advertisements for Toys at the Hagino-ya Toy Shop

1827-1832

unlisted

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

1830

unlisted

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

1830

unlisted

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

1836

unlisted

Clowning Around (D˘ke)

1839-1842

unlisted

A Set of Goldfish (Kingyo tsukushi)

1839-1842

unlisted

Humorous Short Poems with Pictures (Kyoka-e)

1839-1842

unlisted

The Monstersĺ Chűshingura (Bakemono Chushingura)

1839-1842

unlisted

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

1839-1842

unlisted

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

unlisted

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

1841

unlisted

Cat Homophones (Neko no ateji)

1842

196

Raccoon Dogs (Tanuki)

1842

209

Tenguá

1842

unlisted

Series of Fashionable Comic Spinning-tops (Ryűk˘ d˘ke 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... (D˘ke tanuki no...)

1846

 

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

Gather Together Pictures (yoso-e)

1847-1848

unlisted

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

unlisted

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

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 Image added 6/16/17

 

 

Comic and miscellaneous triptychs and diptychs

 

 

Fan prints of humorous and miscellaneous subjects Image added 6/7/17 (at end)

 

201

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

 

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