Kyodomen or Folk Mask

In ancient times when people gathered and formed a village, the first thing they did was to build a shrine or temple. 
Talented carvers would then make masks and dedicate them to the God.  As a result, all across Japan, there are many variations of masks. 
Each mask has a story or a legend that reveals the history of that village.  People believed that wearing a mask would enable the wearer to ask God to descend upon their village and bestow supernatural powers on the performer.

Noh Mask list

Click on each mask name to see the image and explanation.
Folk mask Mask name Folk Mask Mask Name
Dragon God mask1 Ryujin(Dragon God) Karura
Rujin-2(Dragon God) Korobase
Fujin(Wind God) Karasutengu
Raijin(Thnder God) Karasutengu2
Susanounomikoto Karasutengu3
Hyottoko Okame
Waraimen Bikkurimen
Takeminakata Yamanokami
kappa Kappa-SP
Koujinmen Sarutahiko
Akatsura Chinor
Kiji Daikoku-3

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Ondeko-mask Folk mask Custom made mask
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