Classic Japanese Fart Art

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He-Gassen, or “the fart war” from Japan’s Edo Period (1603-1868) depicts an epic battle of gas between booty-baring men and women on horseback and on foot. Even a cat gets caught up in the fray at one point, but the meaning of all the images is the same: this scroll and similar drawings were created in response to increasing intrusion of Europeans in Japan during the Edo period (1603-1868). Japan’s xenophobia towards the newcomers was so great that the powerful gusts of human wind hereby depicted can break through boards and traverse wide battlefields – so share this with caution.

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