Nazorae Suikoden

(擬え水滸傳, An Imitation of the Suikoden)

c. 1830

 

The Suikoden (Shuihu zhuan in Chinese) is a semi-historical Chinese novel that tells of the adventures of a band of 108 rebels, who sought refuge in the margins of Liangshan Marsh.  These rebel warriors protected the poor and downtrodden, very much like Robin Hood’s band.  In this series, erotic scenes are paired with inset images of Suikoden heroes.  The prints in this series are each about 3.5 by 5 inches (9 by 13 centimeters), a size known as kôban.

Suikoden hero: [Boyasha] Sonjirô (孫二娘)

Suikoden hero: [Shôsempû] Saishin (柴進)

 

Suikoden hero: [Nyûunryû] Kôsonshô (公孫勝)

 

Suikoden hero: [Katsuenra] Genshôshichi (阮小七)

 

Suikoden hero: Probably the priest Kaoshô Rochishin

 

Suikoden hero: [Daitô] Kanshô (關勝)

 

Suikoden hero: [Chitasei] Goyô (呉用)

 

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