Yokai Wednesdays

Creatures found on yokai.com and yokai.wikkia

Konbanwa, everyone! It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take a look at some more fascinating creatures. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!

  • Umakan is an extremely dangerous creature of Japanese mythology. It’s a parasite that resembles a blood red horse. Those infected with the parasite will suffer from fainting spells and a weak heart. It can be cured with acupuncture.


  • Kage Onna are creepy creatures of Japanese folklore. They are depicted as the shadows of women, and they appear at night. While they cause no harm to humans, places with this creature are said to be haunted.



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