Utagawa Kuniyoshi: Mitsukuni Defying the Skeleton Spectre Vintage Yokai Supernatural Japanese Mythology Boho Ukiyo-e Graphic T-Shirt

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  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi was a Japanese artist who lived from 1798 to 1861 and was known for his ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and paintings. His works depicted a wide range of subjects, including landscapes, beautiful women, Kabuki actors, cats, and mythical animals. He is particularly well-known for his depictions of the battles of legendary samurai heroes.

    One of Kuniyoshi's most iconic works is his print called "Mitsukuni Defying the Skeleton." This print depicts the legendary samurai hero Mitsukuni, also known as Mito Mitsukuni, standing tall and proud as he confronts a skeleton, which is a symbol of death and the impermanence of life in Japanese culture. Mitsukuni was a real historical figure who lived during the Edo period (1603-1868) in Japan. In Kuniyoshi's print, Mitsukuni is depicted with a fierce expression and a determined stance as he faces off against the skeleton. He is shown holding a sword and shield, symbols of his martial prowess and readiness to defend himself and his honor.

    This unisex essential tee fits like a beloved favorite. Each panel is individually printed, cut, and sewn to ensure a flawless graphic. Featuring a cotton feel, and high-definition printing that won't fade after washing.

    • Exclusive ukiyo-e art from Sacred Surreal
    • Cut-and-sewn for a perfect print
    • High-definition sublimation printing that lasts
    • Premium-quality jersey: 190gsm micropoly
    • Vintage T Shirt, Graphic Tee

    ➤ Digital-Restoration Art

    We specialize in digital recreations of vintage sacred and surreal art. Each work is a handmade digital restoration of the original image, not a pixellated copy of an Internet image that some other vendors may sell. We provide high-quality, clean digital restorations — true to the original — with great attention to detail.


    We're doing our part to reduce plastic bottles in landfills, ocean contamination, and air pollution. Recycled micropoly materials reduce the use of petroleum, CO2 emissions and freshwater consumption by up to 30%.


    100% Microfiber

    This strong, durable synthetic fabric retains its shape and dries quickly. Colors never fade with washing.


    Reinforced Side Seams

    Located along the sides, reinforced seams retain the shirt's original shape longer, for many years of enjoyment.


    Cut-And-Sew Construction

    Each panel is individually printed, cut, and sewn to ensure a flawless design without imperfections.


    Twill Reinforced Shoulders

    Twill reinforcement strips stabilizes the shoulder seams and back to prevent stretching.

    Care Instructions: Machine wash cold and tumble dry on low heat. Please don't dry clean, iron, or bleach.

Customer Reviews

Based on 13 reviews
Kenneth Scott
Addicted to these shirts

Ukiyo-e + Yokai + Full bleed prints are a win. I couldn't be happier, they toss a bright grenade into any dull wardrobe.

Sindriss Littel
runs small order 1 size up

runs small order 1 size up

Kenneth Schultz
I really like these, and will no doubt buy...

I really like these, and will no doubt buy more as I get slimmer :) great shirts!

Alexandrite Schiller
Good quality shirt, good customer service.

Good quality shirt, good customer service.

Marie-France Nikolaus
parfait mais attendu trop longtemps

parfait mais attendu trop longtemps