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Kiyohime

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An old draw, from 2005 or so.

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

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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 woman´s heart.
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princessarien's avatar
...As they say, Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
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And when it's a snake-woman, that makes it worse.

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TOTALLY PERFECT & DELICIOUSHeart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart Heart 
Puglas's avatar
yandere before they were cool
NODOGAN's avatar
that's one triggered snake, awesome wikiattack and more awesome art piece! :D
labX12's avatar
Looking for artists and writers for a comic book idea for kick starter also do you do commissions
YouCallMeInsane's avatar
Well that's just fanservice.
Th3Huntsman's avatar
pls do more Shinto things :3
goomyiscute777's avatar
she's also apparently tamamo's penpal
THE MORE
YOU KNOW
Spongebob (Imagination) 
Passin's avatar
Very sexy. Nice work
DAGAIZM's avatar
Hi! I like You put the story behind the picture, that makes it lot more interesting for me...

This one is from Africa about 100 years old...
~SNAKE QEEN~ by DAGAIZM
21Mauricio21's avatar
Silly pure priests =p
JNinelives's avatar
Cool story bro :).
And nice artwork!
SoulStormHNS's avatar
Ese tipo nunca supo como tratar de forma adecuada a una mujer... si yo fuese él me hubiese quedado con ella aun siendo una Especie de ''Naga'' :) (Smile) 
bruiser128's avatar
Worth remembering.
crazed-monkey's avatar
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
xavgui's avatar
cant help but agree
4SteveNelsonMiloan4's avatar
You're art is so amazing AND educational!
fbi12345's avatar
Wow..no wonder anime shows have yandere characters. The creators drew inspiration from their own myths. 
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kammy1034's avatar
I figure That: Japanese Sign Really Means Kiyohime
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Awesome story :)
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