Yūrei-zu (幽霊図 - ghosts demons monsters and spirits) (genre )

obake (お化け_
shiryō (死霊)
yōkai (妖怪)



Yūrei-zu (幽霊図) are a genre of Japanese art consisting of painted or woodblock print images of ghosts, demons and other supernatural beings. These types of art works reached the peak of their popularity in Japan in the mid to late 19th century. Synonyms include: obake (お化け), yōkai (妖怪), bōrei (亡霊), and shiryō (死霊).