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Kiyohime by GENZOMAN Kiyohime by GENZOMAN
An old draw, from 2005 or so.

PSCS/Grapphire3/5 to 6 hours/ music: Ito okashi-The Passengers.

Letīs wikiattack!

According to Japanese folklore,[1]Kiyohime (清姫?) (or just Kiyo) was the daughter (or in some versions, the widow) of a village headman or landlord named Shōji, on the Hidaka riverbank. The family was wealthy enough to entertain and provide lodging for traveling priests, who often passed by on their way to a shrine famous for ascetic practices.

One day, a handsome visiting priest named Anjin fell in love with a beautiful woman named Kiyohime, but after a time he overcame his passions and refrained from further meetings. Kiyo became furious at the sudden change of heart and pursued him in rage. The priest and Kiyohime met at the edge of the Hidaka river, where the priest asked a boatman to help him to cross the river, but told him not to let her cross with his boat. When Kiyo saw that Anjin was escaping her, she jumped into the river and started to swim after him. While swimming in the torrent of the Hidaka river, she transformed into a large serpent because of her rage. When Anjin saw her coming after him in the form of a huge serpent, he ran into the temple called Dōjōji. He asked the priests of Dōjōji for help and they hid him under the bell of temple. However, the serpent smelled him hiding inside the bell and started to coil around it. It banged the bell loudly several times with its tail, then gave a great belch of fire that melted the bell, killing the priest.

so, you know guys, never break a womanīs heart.
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bruiser128 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014
Worth remembering.
crazed-monkey Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2014
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
xavgui Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014
cant help but agree
4SteveNelsonMiloan4 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're art is so amazing AND educational!
fbi12345 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014 wonder anime shows have yandere characters. The creators drew inspiration from their own myths. 
AmberLynnL Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
love this~
kammy1034 Featured By Owner May 25, 2014
I figure That: Japanese Sign Really Means Kiyohime
Omayracs Featured By Owner May 21, 2014
Awesome story :)
Christianer3 Featured By Owner May 1, 2014
MOMOpJonny Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Student General Artist
Even if you were a why avoid her? She is very hot, and it is rude to not give a notice.
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