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Kintaro, The Golden Boy: Artwork By Kuniyoshi.

Kintaro (a.k.a. “Golden Boy”), a popular child folk hero embodying strength and bravery, appears in statues, storybooks, anime, manga, noh, kabuki and candy. He was also the subject of numerous Edo-period woodblock prints.  Various legends say that Kintaro was raised by a Yamamba ogress in the mountains, where he learned to communicate with animals. As a youngster, Kintaro developed superhuman strength that enabled him to crush boulders, fight monsters and demons, uproot trees, and defeat bears at sumo.  The artist Kuniyoshi has an immense collection of prints centered around Kintaro.  Check the method.

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