|Full Name|| Nurikabe (Japanese)|
Wally Wall (English)
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).
Nurikabe's appearance is that of a cemented wall with two eyes (one eye in Shigeru Mizuki's drawing) two arms and two legs.
The original Nurikabe is a spirit which blocks the passage of people walking at night.
- Video Games
- 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 series that showed Nurikabe with a mouth.
- In the 2007 anime version, he is the 4th of the chosen 47 Yōkai Warriors of Japan. He's the representative of Fukuoka and his mark is located on the upper left part of his chest.