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Nurikabe
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information
Full Name Nurikabe (Japanese)
Wally Wall (English)
Gender Male
Eye color Black
Hair color None
Skin color Grey
Species Yōkai
Friends Kitarō
Medama-Oyaji
Konaki-Jijii
Sunakake-Babaa
Ittan-Momen

Nurikabe (ぬりかべ or 塗壁, Plastered Wall) is a large, sleepy-eyed wall-shaped yōkai, who uses his massive size to protect Kitarō and his friends.

His wife is a pink version of him and also she is slightly shorter, they have ten kids which possibly are all male (due to coloring).

Appearance

Nurikabe's appearance is that of a cemented wall with two eyes (one eye in Shigeru Mizuki's drawing) two arms and two legs.

Legend

The original Nurikabe is a spirit which blocks the passage of people walking at night.

Abilities

Combat Skills

Youkai Plaster

Fluid Attacks

Other Techniques

Cast

Image Songs

Gallery

Nurikabe/Gallery

Trivia

  • Nurikabe first appears in a cameo as one of many yōkai attending a sukiyaki party in the story "A' Walk to Hell" (Rental version) before making a more prominent appearance in "The Great Yōkai War" (Shōnen Magazine version).
  • In the 2002 Kodansha International Bilingual Comics edition, he is referred to as Wally Wall.
  • The 1971 anime was the only anime that showed Nurikabe with a mouth.
  • In the 2007 anime version, he is the 4th of chosen 47 spirit warriors of Japan. He's the representative of Fukuoka and his mark is located on the upper left part of his chest.

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