Otani Oniji III As Edobei
Otani Oniji III as Edobei is a polychrome woodblock print by Japanese ukiyo-e artist, Toshusai Sharaku, in 1794. It depicts the actor Otani Oniji III in the role of Yakko Edobei. A yakko is a manservant often used by samurai to perform violent deeds. Otani Oniji's leering face capture the ruthless nature of this wicked henchman.