other names: Nuppori-bōzu ぬっぽり坊主 （ぬっぷりぼうず）
Shirime is a descriptive name sometimes given to a monster appearing in a yōkai picture scroll painted by haiku poet Yosa Buson between 1754 and 1757. One of eight strange creatures depicted therein in simple haiga style, it has the following brief description:
The nuppori-bōzu monster of Katabira crossroads in the capital. It has no facial features, and one eye, which is in its anus, and its shining is like lightning.
Murakami 2005 p. 178, Murakami 2005 p. 178
Keywords: yokai, youkai, obake, bakemono,