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by Michael Robinson
A Nurikabe is, in Japanese folklore, a huge invisible wall that blocks a traveler's way on a road. It is said that a Nurikabe manifests in its visible form and that it looks like a huge stone wall with pairs of small arms and legs. When people are walking for a long time without reaching their destination, the delay is blamed on the Nurikabe.

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