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河童 / 合羽 / かっぱ / カッパ - Kappa, the Water Goblin of Japan!

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To avoid the list getting to long, many items are listed in detail in the "Introduction" entry.

. Books, articles and further reference .


The links marked "Introduction" are leading to further lists of Kappa items.

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. - Aichi prefecture 愛知県 Kappa 河童 - .

. aimai women 曖昧女 (おんな) prostitute - Kappa .

. - Ainu アイヌ Legends - Introduction - .

Aizu 会津ゲスモグリ紀行 Aizu Gesumoguri travel

. Akita prefecture  秋田県 Kappa 河童 .



. Akutagawa Ryunosuke 芥川 龍之介, Akutagawa Ryūnosuke .

. amagoi 雨乞い / Kappa no amagoi 河童の雨ごい / Kappa doing a rain ritual .


. amulets, talismans .
omamori, o-mamori お守り amulets to protect from water accidents -
kappayoke, kappa yoke 河童除け / カッパ除け
amulets to ward off evil influence of a kappa
mizuyoke 水難除け amulets to ward off water accidents

. Animals (動物 dobutsu) and Kappa - Introduction .

. anus - shirikodama, shirigodama 尻子玉 / 尻小玉 "soul ball in the anus" - Introduction .   .
- - - - - shiri 尻 buttocks, backside, behind , ketsu ケツ(尻). koomon 肛門 komon

. - Aomori 青森県 Kappa Legends 河童伝説 . *

. Arima Hot Spring 有馬温泉 Arima Onsen .

. Art Motives - Introduction .


. bakemono 化け物  o-bake お化け monsters, ghosts, spooks - Introduction .

. Bath お風呂 ofuro - Kappa taking a bath or hot spring .

. - benevolent Kappa 慈善河童 jizen no Kappa - Introduction
helping people, teaching people .


. Bowling with Kappa san カッパボール .

. Bus - Kappa Bus かっぱバス Kappa basu - .

. butsudan 仏壇 Buddhist Family Altar and Kappa .


. Chiba 千葉かっぱ村 Chiba Kappamura / 銚子かっぱ村 Choshi Kappamura .
Chooshi 銚子地方 Choshi (Chiba) Kappa Legends


chupacabra or chupacabras チュパカブラ
water monster from America, but maybe a kappa ?
- source : wikipedia

. couples 夫婦河童 meoto Kappa .

. Cucumber - kyuuri キュウリ Kyuri, Gurken - .


. Daruma san and Kappa san だるま 達磨と河童 .

. Dislikes, things a Kappa dislikes .

. Dolls - Kappa dolls (kappa ningyoo 河童人形 ningyo)
- 玩具 gangu toys - Introduction .


. doguu, dogū 土偶(カッパ型)Kappa-type Dogu clay dolls .

. Dosojin 道祖神河童 Kappa Couple as Wayside Gods .


Ebisu and Kappa 恵比寿と河童
. - Netsuke with Kappa 河童根付  - .

. - Eco Kappa - Eco 河童 / Ekoppa kun エコッパくん - .

. ehon - kappa ehon 河童絵本 picture books for children - .

. ejiko えじこ baby basket with Kappa . - Iwate

. ema 絵馬 votive tablets, prayer boards .

. enkoo kappa, enkō 猿猴河童 Enko Kappa Monkey .

. - Exhibition, Gallery, Museum 河童博物館 / 河童展 - Introduction -.


. female Kappa 女河童 onna Kappa .

. - Festivals かっぱ祭り Kappa Matsuri - .   

fishing for Kappa 河童釣 / カッパ 釣り kappa tsuri, kappatsuri .
. . . . . 河童を釣るの法 (Hokusai)

. FLICKR - photo collection of all .

. - Food with Kappa 食べ物 / 食事 - Introduction - .

. Food tray 膳椀 zenwan, O-zen お膳 .

. Fudo Myo-O and the Kappa 不動明王 - Introduction - .

. Fukuoka 福岡 - 九千坊 Kusenbo as Kappa origin (coming from China) .

. Fuku-Taroo, Fukutaro 福太郎 - 河童は、福を呼ぶ. The Lucky Kappa .
- - - - - and . Suitengu 水天宮 Shrine for the Water God .



. Garappa and Yamawaro in Kumamoto .
- In the fields and in the mountains -

. Gionsama, Gion Sama, Gion-Sama 祇園さま /祇園様  . - Akita

. Goshiki Kappa 五色河童 Kappa in five colors .

. Grafitti / Graffiti / Graffitti / グラフィティ .  


. Haiku and Senryu - Kappa  河童 俳句 川柳 - Introduction .

. - Haiku and Senryu about Yokai monsters 妖怪俳句 - .

. hanzaki 半割 / 半裂 "cut in half" - (Andrias japonicus) Giant Salamander .

. hemp 麻 asa / 大麻 taima, oasa .
- - - - - ogara 苧殻 hemp reed, hemp string
- - - - - ogarabashi 苧殻箸 chopsticks from ogara hemp reeds (to kill a kappa)


. Hikosan  英彦山 / 彦山 Mount Hikosan, Fukuoka .
Kappa no wabi shoomon seki カッパの詫び証文石
stone memorial of the Kappa and his apology note


Hokusai Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 to 1849)
. . . CLICK here for Photos !

. Horse - 駒 koma / 馬 . 午 uma - .
. . . . . komahiki 駒引き / 河童駒引 Kappa the “horse puller”

. hyootan 瓢箪 Hyotan gourd, calabash and Kappa .
Hyotan-ike no Kappa 瓢箪池の河童 Kappa of the Gourd-Pond
Kappa Muko-Iri 河童婿入り The Kappa Bridegroom . . .


. Hyoozu, Hyōzu 兵主神 Hyozu no Kami - 兵主坊 Hyosubo - 兵主部 Hyosube - Introduction .


. Ibaraki 茨城 famous Kappa region - Ushikunuma 牛久沼 Ushiku Swamp .


. Legends about ike no nushi 池の主 と伝説 the Master of the Pond .



Illustrations 河童 イラスト
. . . CLICK here for Photos !


ingo 隠語 the secret language about Kappa
河童 / 河童屋 Kappaya - 隠語辞典」楳垣実
- - mekiri kappa 目切河童 - for the game of GO
- - nigiri kappa 握河童 - for the game of GO
KAPPA itself is an ingo (jargon, slang) for various things :
- - Kappa no he 河童屁
- source : ishinotent.co.jp/Kappa -


Izu 伊豆半島の河童 Izu Peninsula and Kappa legends


. Jesuits and Portuguese and the kappa raincoat .

. - Jizoo かっぱ地蔵 Kappa and Jizo Bosatsu - .

. Jozankei Hot Spring, Hokkaido 定山渓 北海道 .


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. kabuto 河童かぶと / 兜 Kappa samurai helmet .

. kaikidan ekotoba 怪奇談絵詞 monster scroll . Fukuoka

. kamishibai 紙芝居 "paper drama" telling a story with picture cards .

. Kanchiki カンチキ Yokai monster like a Kappa 河童 .

. Kankara Koboshi, Kankarakoboshi かんからこぼし from Mie .

Kannon Bosatsu and Kappa - 観音妙智力
. - Paintings, scrolls 掛け軸 kakejiku hanging scrolls, prints .

. kappa 合羽 / カッパ, ame kappa 雨カッパ raincoat .

kappaban, kappa-ban 合羽版, kappazuri 合羽摺り技法 stencil printing
kappan insatsu 活版印刷(かっぱんいんさつ) / カッパ版
. kappaban - discussing on fb .

. Kappa Bus かっぱバス at Jozankei 定山渓温泉 hot spring .

kappabayashi, kappa-bayashi 河童ばやし  Kappa song
- reference : even on YouTube

. Kappabashi bridge 合羽橋 in Asakusa .

. - Kappabuchi, Kappa-buchi 河童淵 / カッパ淵 / 河童が渕
"Kappa pool", Kappa riverside - .


Kappadai 河童台
Ōsugikappadai Nangai, Daisen-shi, Akita

. Kappa Daimyojin 河童大明神 Great Deity Kappa . *

. Kappa Dai-O, Daio 河童大王/ かっぱ大王 Great King Kappa .

. Kappadera かっぱ寺 / 河童寺 Kappa temples - Introduction  .
大観音寺 Dai Kannon-Ji - Mie
曹源寺 Sogen-Ji - Edo / Tokyo
聖徳寺 Shotoku-Ji - Kumamoto
善行寺 Zengyo-Ji - Ishikawa
瑞龍寺 Zuiryu-Ji - Osaka . . . to be updated


. Kappa dolls (kappa ningyoo 河童人形 ningyo) - Introduction .

. Kappadoo 河童堂 Kappa-Do Hall .
- Shrine and business names

kappagawa 河童川 "Kappa river" 猿猴川

. Kappa Goods かっぱグッズ - Introduction .

. kappa hi yaroo 河童火やろう Giving fire to a Kappa .

Kappa hunter カッパハンター a person who travels to all the Kappa spots in Japan

. Kappa ishi, Kappaishi 河童石 Kappa stone legends .
Kappa iwa. Kappaiwa かっぱ岩 / 河童岩 Kappa boulder
Akita / Fukushima / Miyazaki / Nagano / Nagasaki / Yamanashi


Kappa jissetsu  河童実説 a rare book

. - Kappa Jizoo かっぱ地蔵 / 河童地蔵 Kappa and Jizo Bosatsu - .

.Kappa Kaido, the Kappa Road 河童街道 散歩道 .

Kappa Kannon 河童観音 Kannon Bosatsu
- source : to google -


Kappa kooen カッパ公園 / 河童公園 Kappa Park
. at hot spring 猿ヶ京温泉 Sarugakyo Onsen . Gunma 群馬県

Kappa Kotaroo かっぱ河太郎 Kappa Kotaro (Kawataro) - Asakusa Kappabashi
gold-plated bronze statue

. Kappamaki 河童巻き sushi cucumber rolls . *

. Kappamaru 河童丸 The Sword Kappa-Maru . -Akita


. kappa muko-iri 河童聟入 Kappa as son in law, bridegroom .

. Kappamura, Kappa-mura, kappa mura かっぱ村 Kappa Village .
- Introduction -

. Kappa no Aramitama 河童の荒魂 .

Kappa no haka 河童の墓 the grave of Kappa
. . . CLICK here for Photos !

. kappa no he 河童の屁 / へのかっぱ "The fart of a water goblin" .  *

. kappa no kagwanagare 河童の川流れ a kappa floating (drowning) in the river .
- - - - - kappa no kawa obore 河童の川溺れ a Kappa drowning

Kappa no koinobori 河童の鯉のぼり Kappa and the Carp Streamers
. 河童紙芝居 Kamishibai of the Kappa legends .

. Kappa no sasoi-mizu 河童の誘い水 "water to invite a Kappa" .
..... strong liquor made in Kiyotake, Miyazaki

Kappa no uta 河童の歌 The song of Kappa / 河童のうた in concert
/ 黄桜カッパの歌 - (歌・楠トシエ)
- reference -

Kappa no wabijo 河童の詫び状 letter of regret / excuse / apology (Iwate)
Kappa no wabi shomon 河童のわび証文 The pledge of excuse from the Kappa (Fukushima)
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. Kappa no Yu 河童の湯 - Onsen - Introduction .

. Kappa no yu かっぱの湯 Kappa Hot Spring . - Fukushima

kappa odori 河童踊り Kappa Dancing Festival
. - Kappa Festivals かっぱ祭り Kappa Matsuri - .

- just googeling with "Kappapedia" -

. Kappa regions - three most famous Kappa regions 日本三大河童地帯 .  

. - Kappa shooten 昇天 Kappa Shoten
"Kappa ascends to Heaven" - .
books and poems

. Kappa Shotengai かっぱ商店街 Shopping Mall in Nagoya .

Kappa summit 河童サミット there are various held in Japan
- - - 河童連邦共和国 Kappa
. . . CLICK here for Photos !

. Kappa Taroo かっぱ太郎 Kappa Taro .

kappa tsuri, kappatsuri 河童釣 / カッパ 釣り fishing for Kappa .
. . . . . 河童を釣るの法 (Hokusai)

Kappazamurai 河童侍(かっぱざむらい)
- reference -

karasu tengu 烏天狗 crow tengu (with a beak resembling a Kappa)
- reference to google -

. Kawaguma 河熊 "river bear" .

. kawa kozoo 川小僧 "young man (monk) from the river" . - Aichi

. kawatengu, kawa tengu 川天狗 "river Tengu" .

. Keyamura no Rokusuke 毛谷村 六助 and Kappa .

Kincho rikiddo キンチョウリキッド Kincho liquid
. . . CLICK here for Photos !


. Kintaro 金太郎 "The Golden Boy" Kintoki 金時 .


. - Kizakura キザクラ 黄桜 "Yellow Cherry Blossom" -
Kizakura Kappa Country 黄桜 - キザクラカッパカントリー .



. kokeshi 河童こけし wooden dolls with Kappa .

. komainu, Kappa koma-inu カッパ狛犬 / 河童狛犬 Kappa as Komainu .

. Komusoo 虚無僧河童 Komuso Kappa as begging monk .

. koojin 荒神 Kojin deity, "rough deity" .

. kumadori 隈取り facial painting .

Kurahamanuma no Kappa 黒浜沼の河童 Saitama
source : NatureLand


. Kappa Legends from Kyushu  河童伝説 九州  .
Fukuoka / Kagoshima / Kumamoto / Miyazaki / Nagasaki / Oita / Saga

. Kyushu, Kumamoto - 九千坊 Kusenbo as Kappa origin (coming from China) .

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. Laughing Monsters Moving Mandala .

leech babies - stillborn infants pitched into the river
- Read Mark Schumacher

. Legends - Kappa densetsu 河童伝説, Kappa minwa 河童民話 - Introduction .

. mahoroba まほろば a place of peace and bliss - and Kappa .


. - Manga まんが / 河童漫画 cartoon - Introduction - .

manhole マンホール Kappa manholes
- google for photos

. - Mascots マスコット and Characters キャラクター - Introduction .
- - - - - regional from North to South

. mask - men, omote 河童面 Kappa mask, masks .
from paper and other material

. Medicine made by Kappa / 河董膏 Kappa Cream カッパのきず薬 / 河童の傷薬 .

. Medochi メドチ, めどち Kappa and the Mizuchi 蛟 monster .


. metal things 金物 kanamono - Kappa’s dislike of iron .  

. Michinoku みちのく岩手かっぱ村 Iwate Kappamura Village .

. Miyagi 宮城県 Kappa Legends .

. Mizuki Shigeru 水木 しげる Shigeru Mizuki .
Manga painter - Kappa no Sanpei 河童の三平 / カッパの三平 Sanpei, the Kappa
鳥取県境港市・水木しげるロード - Tottori, Mizuki Shigero Road


. Mogamigawa 最上川河童舟下り Kappa going downriver . - Tohoku

. Money offerings box saisen ire 賽銭入れ .

. - Monkey - enkoo, enkō 猿猴 / 猿 saru - .
. . . . . Kawazaru, kawa no saru 川猿 "river monkey"

. Monsters - yookai, yōkai 妖怪 Yokai ghosts, spooks - Introduction - .

. moss koke 苔 moss and Kappa - Moos - .

. - Movie, movies about Kappa 河童映画 eiga - Introduction - .

. Mummy, miira 河童のミイラ mummy of a Kappa, Mumie .

. Museum, Exhibition, Gallery 河童博物館 / 河童展 - Introduction .


. Nagasaki 長崎県 Kappa stories .

. nakoodo, nakōdo 仲人 Kappa Nakodo, matchmaker for a marriage .

. Names and types of Kappa 河童の呼称 - Introduction .

neneko Kappa ねねこ河童 children's story

. netsuke 根付 Netsuke .


. ogara おがら / 苧殻 hemp reeds . - disliked by Kappa

. Oitekebori 置行堀 in Edo .
one of the Honjo Nana Fushigi 本所七不思議 Seven Wonders of Honjo

okappa atama, o-kappa atama おかっぱ頭 Kappa hairstyle
. . . CLICK here for Photos !

Okinoshima Kappa Village 隠岐の島 河童村

. Onsen 河童温泉 Hot Spring .

. Oouchi 大内かっぱハウス Ouchi Kappa House, Chiba .


. Oozma Kappa - Disney Monsters University - .


- Origin of Kappa - Theories
Theory One, Shintō Mythology.
Theory Two, Leech Babies.
Theory Three, Portuguese Monks. (Jesuits)
Theory Four, Chinese Monkeys.
- read Mark Schumacher -


. - Otter 獺魚 kawauso as kappa - .  

. oyako kappa 親子河童 Kappa with parents .
. . . . . - Kappa oyako 河童親子 mother or father and child Kappa -


. - Paintings, scrolls 掛け軸 kakejiku hanging scrolls, prints - Introduction - .


. - Persons about the Kappa - Personen - Introduction - .


. Pinterest - my Kappa Collection .


. Politeness of a Kappa .  

. Portugese connection - Jesuits - Capa - cape .


. poster 河童ポスタ Kappa Posters - .

. presents from Kappa - okurimono かっぱの贈り物 legends .


. Regional Kappa mascots and characters - Introduction .
Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto, Chubu, Kansai, Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyushu


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Saiyuuki 西遊記 Saiyuki - Journey to the West
. - 西遊記 Saiyuki and Son Goku 孫悟空, the Monkey King .
Genjo Sanzo meets Sha Gojyō (Sagojo, Shā Wùjìng (沙悟淨), Sangojo, Sandy, a water demon, classified as a kappa
- - - More in the WIKIPEDIA - A Supplement !


samurai 侍 the Samurai connetcion
Kappa and the Samurai’s Grave
- source : sopheliajapan.blogspot.jp
- reference -
- - - kabuto かぶと 兜 samurai helmet
- - - kamon with kappa 家紋 河童
- reference -
- - - ninja 河童忍者 Kappa ninja spies - Ninja Turtles
- reference -
- - - Kappazamurai, see above

. - sara 皿 plate with water on the Kappa's head - .

. Satori Kappa 悟り河童 and Dave Dick, Canada .


. Senryu and Haiku - Kappa  河童 俳句 川柳 - Introduction .



. Shibaten しばてん / 芝天 Kappa and otter from Kochi .

. Shichi Fuku Kappa Jin 七福河童神 Seven Kappa Gods of Good Luck .

. Shinagawa kappa matsuri 品川河童祭 Shinagawa kappa festival

. Shinkansen - Kappa Sushi Bullet Train .

. - shirikodama 尻子玉 / 尻小玉 "soul ball in the anus" - Introduction - .   

shops and stores 河童屋 / 河童屋本舗 Kappaya and other names (tba)
. Akebono Kappa Sweet Store あけぼの - 河童菓庵 .


. Shrines 河童神社 Kappa Jinja - Introduction .


. - Shikoku 四国 - kappa mascots and more .

Shugendo and Kappa 修験道 と 河童 
. . . . . Kappa Yamabushi 河童・山伏

. Soogenji 曹源寺 Sogen-Ji, Asakusa Tokyo . *
- - - - - and the legend around Kappabashi 合羽橋 in Asakusa

souvenirs お土産 Souveniers from famous Kappa regions
. reference about Kappa souvenirs - .


. stencil-dyed goods shop and Kappa 合羽品の店に河童 .

. suijin 水神 water deity - Introduction - .
- - - - - 河童大明神 Kappa Daimyojin, Great Kappa Deity, カッパ明神 Kappa Myojin

. Sumo 相撲  Sumo wrestling .


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. tairu, Kappa tairu 河童のタイル Kappa tile .

. Tajimi 多治見 a Kappa town in Gifu 岐阜 .
- - - - - and Tajimi Jones, our reporter of the region

. Tanabata Kappa 七夕河童 Kappa and Star Festival .

. Tanuki and Kappa 狸 と 河童    .   

. - Tanushimaru 田主丸 Fukuoka - Introduction - .
Aragoroo Daimyoojin 荒五郎大明神 Aragoro Daimyojin
九千坊河童 Kyusenbo kappa - Kusenbo Kappa
猿猴河童 Enko Kappa (Endo kappa) - Monkey Kappa

. Temples - Kappadera かっぱ寺 Kappa temples - Introduction - .

. Tetsugi Jinja 手接神社 - Ibaraki .

. Tobacco Pouch 煙草入れ Kappa smoking - Pfeife rauchen .
. . . . . kiseru 煙管 long pipes for smoking in the Edo period

. Tohoku - Kappa Legends from Tohoku / Tōhoku 河童伝説 - 東北 .

. - Tono Monogatari 遠野物語 Legends of Tono, Iwate - .
- - - - - The mascot of Tono - the Kappa Karin-chan and his pink wife Kururin-chan
カリンちゃん & くるりんちゃん

. Toriyama Sekien 鳥山石燕 (1712 - 1788) . - painting monsters

. Toys  河童玩具 Kappa gangu - Introduction .

. tsuba 鍔  sword guard .  



. umahiki 馬引き "pulling horses"/ komahiki 駒引き / 河童駒引 Kappa the “horse puller”.


. - Ushiku 牛久 in Ibaraki - .
Ushiku town, Ibaraki - Kappa Study Center かっぱの里生涯学習センタ
with 河童百図 100 paintings of a Kappa


. usu, hiki-usu 挽き臼 hand mill - present from Kappa .


Utagawa Kunisada 歌川国貞 (1786-1864) woodblock prints
- reference -


. Wakan Sansaizue 和漢三才図会 Encyclopidia from about 1713 .


. Yamabushi ni Kappa 山伏に河童 - Kappa and the Yamabushi .

. Yamagata 山形県 Kappa legends .

. Yamashina-e 山科絵 Yamashina Daruma and Kappa paintings .  - Painter Yoshio Yamamoto

. Yamawaro やまわろ / ヤマワロ / 山童 "Child of the Mountain" .
- the alter ego of the "Child of the River" 河童

. Yanagita Kunio 柳田國男 (Yanagida) . (1875 - 1962) - folklorist, minzokugaku 民俗学 and the Tono Monogatari legends

Yasaburoo 弥三郎 Yasaburo 猟師の母 lived in 北秋田都大阿

. Yoda, Grand Master of the Jedi Order and Kappa .

. yookai 妖怪 Yokai, yuurei, bakemono 化け物 Japanese Ghosts - Introduction - .

. yookai wotchi, Yōkai Wotchi 妖怪ウォッチ - Yo-Kai Watch, Yokai Watch .


. yurukyara ゆるキャラ Yuru-chara mascot characters .



. Zenji Kappa 禅師河童 Kappa the Zen Teacher .


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