Re: unknown warai-e book?


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Posted by Woody Blockhead (67.249.142.19) on January 08, 2022 at 11:56:59:

In Reply to: unknown warai-e book? posted by Francis on January 05, 2022 at 16:06:27:

Francis, you might be surprised to discover that the term "warai-e" means shunga (erotic prints), not comic prints. "Warai" was slang for a different kind of bodily release than laughter.

The genre of books of comical fiction and illustration is referred to as "kokkei-bon," and cartoons of political satire like this one as "fushi-ga." These terms will help you to get into the subject further.


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