These Yokai (Japanese Spooks, Spirits or Ghosts) are sculpted in heavy vinyl and were produced to be more like Netsuke than any other series. This series by Furuta is many years out of production and hard to find. This figure is of Noppera-bo or Nuebepo a faceless ghost. A Netsuke can also be referred to as a “Toggle” and were used in place of buttons or for closures on bags or pockets.
Each figure stands approx. 1 inch tall. They can be used as Netsuke or they can sit menacingly on a shelf or computer. LIMITED QUANTITIES AVAILABLE.