Friday, May 14, 2010

0005. Abe no Seimei

Abe no Seimei was an Onmyoji who lived from 921-1010 AD. An Onmyoji was a court mystic of the Heian Era of Japan. Seimei has a well documented life, but also a great catalog of legend and lore surrounding him. He became a re-popularized figure in Japanese media since 1989, depicted as a young, beautiful man who solves mysteries and has adventures.

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