Drawings of Red Spider Lilies - Symbolism at Its Finest
Red spider lilies typically bloom in autumn, and in Japan, the best time to see them is in October. There’s an eerie beauty to them, as the vivid color is reminiscent of blood, and they’re strongly associated with cemeteries and the dead in Japanese folklore.
Knowing that, the illustrations below take on another level of nuance, don’t they? Why do you think Kanao (from Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) is smelling a red spider lily?