Kumadori (隈取) is stage makeup worn by kabuki actors. Kumadori makeup generally consists of brightly colored stripes or patterns over a white foundation, the colors and patterns symbolizing aspects of the actor's character. The process of a Kabuki actor applying his makeup is referred to as Kumadori, meaning “taking an impression”
Benkei was a Japanese warrior monk who lived in the latter years of the Heian period. He is commonly depicted as a man of great strength and loyalty, and a popular subject of Japanese folklore.