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. kabazaiku, kaba zaiku 樺皮細工 / 樺細工 Cherrybark Craftwork, cherry bark .

. kabuto 兜 / 冑 / かぶと helmet of a samurai .
. . . . . Kabuto Kun かぶと君 "The Helmet Boy" kokeshi

. kachikachi yama, Kachi-Kachi Yama かちかち山 The Crackling Mountain Story .


. Kachi mamor, kachimamori 勝守 / 勝ち守り amulet to win a battle .
shooun jooshoo, shoo-un 勝運上昇 good luck in winning
buun chookyuu, bu-un 武運長久 good luck (in war) lasting long
shoobu hisshoo 勝負必勝 certain victory (in a battle)
katsu 勝 to win


. Kadonyuudoo, kado nyuudoo 門入道(かどにゅうどう)
"Nyudo goblin the gate" .

New Year decoration


. Kaeru カエル 蛙 Frog Amulet - Frosch .


. kagami 鏡 mirror, Spiegel .
- kagamishi 鏡師 mirror maker
- kagami migaki 鏡磨き / kagami togi 鏡研ぎmirror polisher

. kagami ema 鏡絵馬 votive tablet as a mirror - for beauty .


. Kaga ningyoo 加賀人形 dolls from the Kaga domain .
Ishikawa - and other toys from the Kaga region

. . KAGAWA - Kagawa - Takamatsu 高松 - Sanuki 讃岐 . .

. Kaguya Hime かぐや姫 "Shining Princess" . - legend and dolls

. kage-e 影絵 shadow pictures .
kage-e ningyoo geki 影絵人形劇 shadow-puppet theater *
- - - - - . だるま夜話 Daruma Yobanashi for a spooky night .

. kago 籠 / 篭 / かご basket .
mekagao 目籠 openwork woven bamboo basket / kagome 籠目 holes in a basket
zaru ざる / 笊 bamboo baskets

. kago 篭, 駕, 駕籠 かご palanquin, sedan chair .

. . KAGOSHIMA Kagoshima (Satsuma) . .

. Kagoshima tsuchi ningyoo 鹿児島 土人形 Kagoshima clay dolls .

. Kagura ningyoo 神楽人形 Kagura Dance Dolls . Okayama

. Kaido Ancient Roads - Yokai and Yurei 街道の妖怪 - 幽霊 .

. Kaijoo anzen 海上安全 safety on sea .
Sicherheit auf See

. Kaiun, kai-un 開運お守り good-luck charm .


. Kairai 傀儡 puppets .
..... kairaishi 傀儡師 (かいらいし) puppeteer
Puppenspieler, Marionettenspieler
..... kugutsu shi くぐつ師(くぐつし)


. kaizaiku, kai zaiku 貝細工 craft from clams and sea shells .
..... Aoshima kai zaiku 青島貝細工, Miyazaki
..... kai byoobu 貝屏風 folding screen with sea shells, Kanagawa
..... kai omamori 貝 お守り amulets made from sea shells

. kajiya 鍛冶屋 kajishi 鍛冶師  blacksmith .

. kaki 柿 Persimmon art motives .
kakinori saru 柿乗り猿 monkey on a persimmon


. kakko 鞨鼓(かっこ) drummer dancing girl . Fukushima, Miharu papermachee doll

. kakumaki ningyoo 角巻き人形 dolls with square scarf .
Iwate, Ichinoseki 一関市


. kama 釜 / 竈 kitchen hearth and iron pot .
- - - - - Kamafuta Jinja 釜蓋神社 "Kamafuta Shrine" - Kagoshima

Kamagami 釜神 The Hearth Deity


. Kamakurabori 鎌倉彫り laquerware from Kamakura .
- - - - - and
. Kamakura dorei 鎌倉土鈴 clay bells .
- - - - - and
. Kamakura hariko 鎌倉張り子 papermachee dolls .


. Kame 亀 turtle, tortoise .
and the Urashima Taro legend 浦島太郎


. kami 紙 paper / washi 和紙 .
kami ningyoo 紙人形 paper dolls
- - - . kamifuusen, kami fuusen 紙風船 baloon from paper, toy baloon, "wind ship" .
- - - . kami koi 紙鯉 paper carp .
- - - . kamitsubame 紙つばめ paper lark .

. kami 紙 paper recycling in Edo 江戸 .

. kamishibai 紙芝居 "paper drama" - picture performance .


. kami 髪 amulets for hair at shrines and temples .
- - - - - kami no ke kigan no jisha 髪の毛祈願の寺社

. kamibina 神雛 "dolls (amulets) of the Gods" .

. kami maneki suzu 神まねき鈴守 bell to invite the gods .

. Kaminari yoke 雷除御守 against being hit by lightning .

. Kaminoyama hariko 上山張子 papermachee dolls .
Yamagata, かみのやま温泉 Kaminoyama Hot Spring

. kamishimobina 裃雛 Hina dolls in kamishimo robes .

. kamon 家紋 family crest, Familienwappen .

. Kanai anzen 家内安全 peace at home .  
..... kataku anon 家宅安穏 a peaceful, happy family - Familienfrieden 

. . KANAGAWA - Yokohama - Kamakura . .

. Kanaya tsuchi ningyo 金谷土人形 clay dolls from Kanaya .
Shizuoka

. Kanazawa hariko 金沢張子 papermachee dolls .
Ishikawa - ant other toys from Kanazawa

. Kanban 看板 Kamban, shop signs .

. kanemochi Daruma 金持ちだるま Daruma amulets to become rich .

. kane no naru ki 金の成る木 a tree to become rich - amulet .
- kane ni naru ki 金に成る木

. kani かに / 蟹 crab art motives .

. kani botan, kani-botan 蟹牡丹 crab and peony - kamon 家紋 crest .

. kanju manju 干珠満珠 the tide jewels .

. kanoke 棺桶 coffin, casket .

kanshitsu 乾漆 dry lacquer technique

. kantoo matsuri 竿灯祭り lantern festival dolls from Akita .

- - - - - Kappapedia - - - - - all about the water goblin - - - - -

. Kappa 河童 / 合羽 Water Goblin art motives .

. kappayoke, kappa yoke 河童除け to ward off evil influence of a Kappa .
mizuyoke 水難除け amulets to ward off water accidents


. kappa 合羽 カッパ oil-paper raincoat .
kappaya 合羽屋 raincoat maker
boozu kappa 坊主合羽 "raincoat for priests" / doochuu kappa 道中合羽

. karakami 唐紙  Edo karakami 江戸からかみ patterned paper .

. karakasa obake から傘お化け / 唐傘お化け umbrella ghost .

. Karako 唐子 Chinese children .

. Karakuri ningyoo からくり人形 / 機巧 mechanical dolls .
. . . . . Tanaka Hisashige 田中久重 (1799 - 1881) - からくり儀右衛門 Kakakuri Giemon

. karakusa 唐草 / からくさ Karakusa spiral patterns .

. Karatsu hikiyama 唐津曳山 festival floats from Karatsu, Saga .

. Karuishi ningyoo 軽石人形 dolls from lava .
Kagoshima. and Daruma

. Kasadera Kannon ema 笠寺観音 絵馬 votive tablets from temple 笠覆寺 Ryufuku-Ji .

. kasafuku 傘福 - "umbrella for good luck" . - tsurushibina for the Hina Doll Festival

. Kasedori ningyoo カセ鳥 人形 Kasedori dolls, Kasetori dolls .

. Kasukabe Hariko 春日部張子 Papermachee dolls .
Saitama. and Daruma

. Kasumi ningyoo かすみ人形 Kasumi dolls .
Ibaraki, Tsuchiura town 土浦市

. Kasuri 絣 ikat patterns .


. katagami 型紙 pattern paper, paper pattern - for dyeing .

. Kato Kiyomasa 加藤清正 .

. katsurashi, katsura shi  鬘師 wig maker in Edo .

. Kaun takamori, ka-un takamori 家運隆盛 good luck for the family .

. kawazaiku 革細工 leather art .

Kawai Kanjiroo, Kawai Kanjirō 河井寛次郎 Kawai Kanjiro (1890 - 1966)
© More in the WIKIPEDIA !


. Kawara ningyoo 瓦人形 "tile clay dolls" .
kawara gangu 瓦玩具 toys made from tile clay

. kawaya no kami 厠の神 dolls of the toilet deities .
toire no kamisama トイレの神様

. kazaguruma 風車 windwheel, Windrädchen .

. Kazari men 飾り面 decorative masks . - Tottori

. Kazoku omamori 家族お守り family protection amulet .

. Kazurahata tsuchi ningyoo 葛畑土人形 clay dolls from Kazurahata .
Hyogo


. keibagoma, keiba no koma 競馬ごま "horse-race spinning top” .
- - - - - chirachiragoma ちらちらごま "flimmering tops"

. Keitai denwa 携帯電話をお守り for a cellphone
Handy-Telephon

. kekkai fuda 結界札 "talisman to mark the sacred boundary" .

. kemari 蹴鞠 kick ball .

. Kendama けん玉 cup and ball toy .

. kenkagoma 喧嘩独楽 spinning top for fighting .

. Kenkoo omamori 健康お守り for your general health

. Kenkyaku 健脚守り strong legs, health for the legs .


. ケロッピお守り Keroppi the frog on a lotus leaf
Kerokerokeroppi けろけろけろっぴ Kero Kero Keroppi .



. Kesennuma ningyoo 気仙沼人形 toys, dolls and kites from Kesennuma .
Miyagi - hinode tako 日の出凧 kite "sunrise"
- Kesen Takada tsuchi ningyoo 気仙高田土人形 - from Rikuzen Takada - see Takada Ningyo

. Ketsuekigata O-mamori 血液型お守り Blood Type Amulets .




. kibigarazaiku, kibigara no saiku きびがら細工 handicraft made from millet.
Tochigi, Tottori

. Kibiso Tsuruoka Silk 鶴岡シルク - きびそ . - Yamagata

. Kibori ningyoo 木彫り人形 wooden dolls, woodcarved figures .

. Kibuna, ki-buna 黄鮒 / 黄ぶな yellow crucian carp amulet.

. kidachi 木太刀 large wooden sword .
- amulet in memory of the murder of 源義朝 Minamoto no Yoshitomo

. kideko, ki deko 木でこ head made from wood
Ootomo ningyoo 大友人形 Otomo dolls .
- Beppu, Oita

. Kifuda mamori 木札守 wooden votive amulets .

. kigan 祈願 prayer, supplication, wish for something .
kigan jooju 祈願成就 prayer for realization of a heartfelt wish
"wish-prayer"
..... shingan jooju 心願成就
..... taigan jooju 大願成就
wish has been fulfilled, prayer has been answered


. Kiji gangu 木地玩具 toys from wood .

. Kiji-guruma きじ車 pheasant on wheels Kyushu

. Kiku 菊 chrysanthemum art .

. Kiku ningyoo 菊人形 chrysanthemum dolls .


. kimekomi - Edo kimekomi ningyoo 江戸木目込人形 kimekomi dolls from Edo .

. Kimekomi ningyoo 木目込人形 kimekomi dolls from Kyoto .
Kyoto

. Kimon 鬼門を守る demon's gate
the dangerous Northeast, unlucky quarter
..... . Oni 鬼 Demon Amulets .

. kinchaku 巾着 drawstring bag, money pouch .

. kingin 金銀 Gold and Silver in Japanese Art .

. kingyo 金魚 goldfish and art .
- - - - - . kingyo daiwa 金魚台輪 goldfish toy on wheels . - Niigata

. - KINKI / KANSAI 近畿 Kinki, Kansai - .


. kinki 禁忌 taboo, ritual restriction .

. Kinoshitagoma, Kinoshita no koma 木ノ下駒 wooden horse . - Sendai

. kinpaku 金沢金箔 gold foil, gold leaf foil .
. . . . . Kanazawa haku 金沢箔 - leaf foil of gold, silver or platinum

. Kinrin omamori 金鱗守 golden fish-scale amulet .
Asakusa Kannon, Tokyo
. . . . . and
renben omamori 蓮弁守 lotus petal amulet

. kinsuke mari 金助まり / 金助鞠 hand balls with gold-thread decoration . - Kagoshima

. Kintaroo Kintaro 金太郎, Kintoki 金時 the Strong Boy .
. . . . . 源頼光と坂田金時 Minamoto Yorimitsu and Sakata Kintoki

. kinu 絹 silk art .


. Kinun, kin un, kin-un 金運お守り amulet to make money .
. . . . . kinun shoorai 金運招来
. . . . . 金福地蔵 Kinpuku Jizo for Luck with Money
. Kinun shoofuku 金運招福 to invite money .
. . . . kin-un saifu mamori 金運財布守 amulet to put in your purse .


. kirara suzu きらら鈴 Kirara mica clay bells . - Mikawa, Aichi


. kiri 桐 kirizaiku 桐細工 Paulownia Wood Handicraft .

. kirikoma, kiri koma 桐駒 / 桐馬 horse from paulownia wood .

--- . kiriko 桐粉, toosoo 桐塑 paulownia wood powder to make dolls .

. kiri-e 切り絵 paper-cutting pictures / kirigami 切り紙 Scherenschnitt .
- - - - - . kiriezu, kirie-zu 切絵図 detailed maps of Edo .


. Kirinjishi 麒麟獅子 Kirin Lion Head .

. kiryu ori 桐生織 woven textiles from Kiryu . - Gunma

. Kisekae ningyoo 着せ替え人形 dolls to change dress .

. kiseru 煙管 long pipes .

. Kishimayama ittoobori 杵島山一刀彫り Kishimayama woodcarving with one blade . - Saga

. Kishuu bina 紀州雛 hina dolls from Kishu .
Wakayama

kitsune 狐 fox art motives (inari) *

. kitsune no yome-iri, kitsune no yomeiri 狐の嫁入り "the fox taking a bride" . *

. Kitsuneishi ningyoo 狐石人形 dolls from Kitsuneishi .
Yamagata - clay dolls

. kitte 切手 stamps with toys

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kittichan キティちゃんお守り Hello Kitty chan, the cat
キティちゃんミニお守り Kitty mini mamori
キティちゃんお守りストラップ Kitty strap
キティリボンお守り Kitty ribon
キティ卯ぬいぐるみお守り kitty doll
キティ虎ぬいぐるみお守り Kitty tiger
キティ牛ぬいぐるみお守り Kitty cow
キティ巫女ぬいぐるみお守り Kitty Miko girl
キティちゃんかぐや姫お守り Kitty Kaguyahime
キティふうせんお守り kitty baloon
キティアップルお守り Kitty apple
キティちゃん矢 Kitty arrow
キティヘリコプターお守り kitty helicopter
ダニエル・キティ人形お守り Daniel and Kitty
キティちゃん安産お守り Kittichan safe birth
キティちゃん交通お守り Kittichan safe traffic
キティちゃん土鈴 Kitty clay bell

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. Kiyomizu mame ningyoo 清水豆人形 small dolls from Kiyomizu .
Kyoto


. Kiyomizu Sannenzaka Museum 清水三年坂美術館 Kyoto .



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. Kobata tsuchi ningyoo 小幡土人形 clay doll from Obata . Obata おばたでこ Obata deko dolls
Shiga

. kobijutsu 古美術 antiques .

. kobutori jiisan こぶとりじいさん / 瘤取り爺さん "The Old Man's Lump Removed" .
..... legend and clay bell

. Kochikame こち亀 Manga and 両津勘吉 Ryotsu Kankichi .


. . KOCHI 高知県 (Koochi, Tosa) . .


. Kodakara no ishi 子宝石 stone to get pregnant .
..... ko sasuke 子授御守 amulet for getting pregnant
..... obi iwai 帯祝い amulet for a safe pregnancy

. Kodomo omamori 子供お守り amulet to protect children .
buji seichoo 無事成長 "may they grow up healthy"


. Koga ningyoo 古賀人形 Koga dolls . - Nagasaki

. kogin-zashi こぎん刺し Koginzashi embroidery . Aomori

. Kohagi ningyoo 小萩人形 Kohagi dolls of dancing girls .
Yamaguchi

. Koi 鯉 carp toys .

. Koi uranai no ishi 恋占いの石 divination of love .
. . . koi no omamori 恋 お守り


. Kokeshi こけし wooden dolls .
..... kindai kokeshi 近代こけし modern kokeshi wooden dolls


. Kokka annei, an-ei 国家安寧 Amulet for the safety of the state .

. kokkuri 狐狗狸 Table-Turning game .

. kokoro 心 amulets for the heart and soul .

. koma 駒 Horse Toys from Japan .

. koma 独楽(コマ) spinning top .
komabina 独楽雛 hina dolls as spinning tops

. koma...  狛 shrine guardian animals .
. komainu, koma-inu 狛犬 / 高麗犬 / 胡麻犬 "Korean Dog" - Introduction .

. kometsukiguruma, kometsuki kuruma 米つき車 / 米搗車 wheels for pounding rice toy .

. konjiki fudoo cha 金色不動茶 "Golden tea of Fudo" .
at Sanzenin 三千院 Sanzen-In, Ohara Kyoto - and more amulets from the temple

. Konnyaku Enma 蒟蒻閻魔 Emma King of Hell - amulet for eyes .

. koobako 香箱 Kobako, lit. "incense box" from Tsuwano . - Shimane

. koogei, kôgei 工藝 / 工芸 Kogei, industrial art .

. Kookuu anzen 航空安全お守り safe flight .
... higyoo (hikoo) anzen 飛行安全お守り

. Koojoo mamori 向上守 improve your lot in life .

. Koorai 高麗 Korai - mingei with Korean influence .

. koori 行李 kori, wicker trunk, box to carry luggage  .
yanagigoori 柳行李 wicker trunk (made from willow branches)
fuji goori 籐行李 from wisteria vines
take goori 竹行李 from bamboo
koori katani 行李片荷 two carrying boxes for travellers

. Koosen ningyoo 香泉人形 Clay dolls from Kosen .
..... Yamamoto Koosen 山本香泉 Yamamoto Kosen (? - 1963), Shigaraki, Shiga

. Kooshuu Daruma 甲州だるま Daruma from Koshu .
Yamanashi, Takeda Shingen 武田信玄

. Kootsuu anzen 交通安全 traffic safety
..... kotsu anzen shiiru 交通安全お守りシール safe traffic sticker
.....交通安全 吸盤式 with a sucker disc
Verkehrssicherheit

. Koropokkuru コロボックル "the little people" figures .
Hokkaido, Ainu art

. Kosaka tsuchi ningyoo 小坂土人形 clay dolls from Kosaka town . Akita

. kosei bina 古製雛 old hina dolls . - Konosu 鴻巣人形

. koshidaka tora 腰高虎 tiger holding his hip up .

. koshimaki kitoo 腰巻祈祷 prayer for a kimono undergarment . and koshimaki amulet

. kosho Daruma 古書だるま Daruma from old books .
- Chiba, made by 松本節太郎 Matsumoto Setsutaro (1903 - 2004)

. koto 琴 "Japanese harp" .

. kotowaza 諺 / ことわざ idioms, sayings, proverbs - ABC-List .

. Kotsuma ika, Kotsuma-ika, 勝間(こつま)いか, 勝間凧 Kotsuma kite . - Sumiyoshi, Osaka

. Koyasu no kami 子安の神 Child Prtectors .
Mikomori Myōjin 御子守明神, Komori Myōjin 子守明神, Mikumari Jinja 御子守神社
Kosazuke 子授 amulets for pregnancy
Kosodate 子育て amulets for safe growing-up of children

. . . . .

. Kubi ningyoo 首人形 head dolls
kushi ningyoo 串人形 dolls on a stick

. kugi 釘 nail, Nagel .

kujirahige 鯨ヒゲ工芸品 whale baleen art
- source : ww7.tiki.ne.jp/~yosizen -

. kujiranobori, kujira nobori 鯨のぼり streamers in the form of a whale . - Miyazaki, Sadowara

kujira ningyoo 鯨 dolls with whales


. kuma 熊 bear as woodcarving .

. Kumade 熊手 "hand of a bear", lucky bamboo rake - art motives
kakkome かっこめ Kakkome rake at Asakusa Tori no Ichi 酉の市

. Kumamon Daruma くまモンだるま .

. . KUMAMOTO . Kumamoto .

. Kumano and Nachi amulets - 熊野 那智 - Kumano Kodo 熊野古道 .

. kuma nori Kintoki 熊乗り金時 Kintaro on a bear .

. Kume ningyoo 久米人形 dolls from Kume village . - Okayama

. kumihimo 組紐 round or flat braided ribbon .

. kumiki gangu 組木玩具 wooden puzzle toys .
kumiki 組み木 wooden puzzles

. kumikozaiku 組子細工 Kumiko, wooden lattice work decorations .

. Kurashiki hariko 倉敷張り子 papermachee dolls .
Kurashiki town, Okayama

. Kurayoshi hariko 倉吉張り子 papermachee dolls . - Tottori
- - - - - Kurayoshi hakota ningyoo 倉吉はこた人形 Hakota dolls


. kurumie, kurumi-e くるみ絵 "wrapping picture" .

. kurumi ningyo 胡桃人形 dolls from walnuts .

. kurisutaru kyuubu クリスタルキューブお守り chrystal cube amulets .

. Kuroda Bushi 黒田武士 Kuroda samurai dolls from Hakata .
Kuroda Kanbei Yoshitaka 黒田官兵衛 孝高 and his son Nagamasa 長政


. Kuroobaa クローバー守り clover, four-leaves clover .
Kleeblatt. for good luck and a good partner

. Kurozuka ningyoo 黒塚人形 Kurozuka dolls .
Fukushima - Adachigahara

. kuruma gangu 車玩具 traditonal toys on wheels .
kurumamono 車もの dolls and toys on wheels
yotusguruma 四つ車 toy with four wheels / wariguruma 割り車 in some local dialects

. kurumi zaiku 胡桃細工 / クルミ細工 carvings in walnut shells .
- - - small Buddha statues

kusa ningyoo 草人形 "plant dolls" from all kinds of seeds
- including . hasu no mi ningyoo はすの実人形 Lotus dolls from lotus seeds .

. Kusatsu hariko 草津張り子 papermachee dolls from Kusatsu.
Shiga - hoosoo yoke 疱瘡除け for warding off smallpox

. kushi 櫛 comb, Kamm .
tsuge gushi 柘植櫛 comb from boxwood
kushishi, kushi shi 櫛師 comb maker

. kushigata 櫛型のお守り amulets and votive tablets 櫛型の絵馬 in form of a comb .

. Kushi ningyoo 串人形 "dolls on sticks"
Haramachi odoke 原町おどけ funny dolls of Haramachi town, Fukushima

. kutsubera くつべら / 靴べら shoe horn .

. Kuukai, Kukai Kobo Daishi 空海 弘法大師 - O-Mamori .


kyarakutaa omamori キャラクターお守り amulets with character figures
カラフルバニー / ケロッピお守り
ハローキティおすわり黒 / ダニエル・キティ人形お守り
リラックマ / ドラゴンボール / まめゴマお守り / 悟空
- source : mikuriya jinja.or.jp


kyoogi, kyōgi 経木 "lit. sutra tree" paper-thin sheets of wood
. . . . kyoogibune, kyoogi fune 経木舟 boats from paper-thin sheets of wood .
Odawara, Kanagawa


. . KYOTO, Kyooto, Kyoto, Kioto . .


. Kyoozooboo 経蔵坊 The Fox Kyozobo dolls . - Tottori

. KyunKyara きゅんキャラ K-On Characters .
with Daruma

. Kyuupii, kyupi キューピー Kewpie Dolls .
with Daruma


. kyuusei 九星 The nine special stars .
and related amulets and illnesses


. - KYUSHU Kyuushuu 九州 Kyushu - .



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