The Hannya (般若) mask is a mask used in Noh theater. It possesses two sharp bull-like horns, metallic eyes, and a leering mouth split from ear to ear. The mask expresses the fury of a vengeful woman turned demon through pain and rage.

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Hanna (Aisha´s SUK) – manchmal frage ich mich was Nora dazu brachte ausgerechnet bei ihrem Stand stehen zu bleiben! (The Hannya (般若) mask is a mask used in Noh theater. The mask expresses the fury of a vengeful woman turned demon through pain and rage.

Japanese Kagura theater   Kabuki - traditional Japanese opera, more similar to the Chinese then Europen opera

Japanese Kagura theater Kabuki - traditional Japanese opera, more similar to the Chinese then Europen opera

Japanese Noh mask -Aka Hannya- 赤般若 by Ichiyu TERAI, Japan

Japanese Noh mask -Aka Hannya- 赤般若 by Ichiyu TERAI, Japan

Japanese masks II by sahua d

Masks and costumes from traditional Japanese Noh theater - Japanese masks 2 by sahua (hiatus) d

Noh 能  | shows how mask is worn accentuating the 'high brow' look.

Noh 能 | shows how mask is worn accentuating the 'high brow' look.

Taken during the Yoshiwara Niwaka Festival. Yoshiwara was the old licensed prostitution quarter in old Edo | par Rekishi no Tabi

The festival started sometime between 1716 and 1735 and was celebration that coincided with Kurosuke Inari festival at the Yoshiwara Shrine. The courtesans as well as patrons would wear fox masks and.

Masks and costumes from traditional Japanese Noh theater - Japanese masks 4 by sahua (hiatus) d

Masks and costumes from traditional Japanese Noh theater - Japanese masks 4 by sahua (hiatus) d

Noh mask, Ishiōjō (an old sprite), one of 47 Noh masks formerly owned by Konparu Sōke (the leading family of the Konparu school), Wood, colored Muromachi-Meiji period/15-19th century Originally owned by Konparu-za Tokyo National Museum.

Noh Mask - Ishiōjō (Old Sprite) - One of 47 Noh Masks formerly owned by Konparu Sōke (the leading family of the Konparu School) - Wood / Coloured Muromachi-Meiji period - Century - Originally owned by Konparu-za Tokyo National Museum*

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Kabuki Theatre - I like the use of the pale pink against the black and gold belt, it draws the eye in.

Transvestism and the Onnagata Traditions in Shakespeare and Kabuki

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