Vintage Ceramic Paper Mache Bobble Head Nodder Sitting Boy Genie Doll Hat. The Kappa is a mythological creature from Japan created to terrify the kids but nowadays is a well-known and loved character in all kinds of Japanese media, literature, and pop culture. Kappa were legendary creatures from Japan. They were always known as water creatures in folklore. Amphibious creatures similar to frogs or turtles; sometimes they are called Gataro or Kawako which means river child. Some people study them in cryptozoology since throughout Japanese history thousands of people have claimed to have seen one themselves. Sometimes seen as dangerous and friendly, friend and foe, holy or unholy; Shintoism believed that they were suijin or water gods. These days, Kappa are one of the most well-known Japanese folklore creatures with a popular following and many icons across the country dedicated to it. The item “Vintage Kappa Bobble Head Nodder Japanese Folklore Doll Water Spirit Creature” is in sale since Monday, January 18, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Pinbacks, Bobbles, Lunchboxes\Bobbleheads, Nodders\Vintage (Pre-1970)”. The seller is “piperandabbey” and is located in Lake Stevens, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Time Period Manufactured: Vintage (Pre-1970)
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Japan
- Modified Item: No