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Beautiful Traditional Japanese … Pokémon

We can’t speak Japanese or read kanji, but we don’t have to in order to appreciate these beautiful drawings of Pokémon, done in what appears to be the style of the Edo period.

(The preceding statement has been thoroughly researched over a period of ten seconds on Wikipedia. Please be kind.)

The Unown and Onyx are particularly cool interpretations.  Click the pictures for incredibly high-res versions.

( via Reddit)

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