More Fascinating Yokai

Konbanwa, everyone! It’s time for another mythical post. I hope you guys are ready for some more fascinating yokai. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!

  •  Hosogami are extremely dangerous creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as tiny, aggressive demons that spread Smallpox. They can infect entire communities quite easily, but have an immense fear of dogs and the color red.

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  • Mikari baba are extremely strange creatures of Japanese mythology. They’re depicted as old women that have one missing eye. They also usually wear dilapidated straw hats, and have flaming torches in their mouths. Mikari baba are natural thieves, and will try to steal raincoats and eyes from people.

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More Fascinating Yokai

Konbanwa, everyone! It’s time for another Yokai post! I hope you guys are ready for some awesome creatures. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!

  • Minokedachi are unbelievably strange creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as hairy old men with hunched backs, pointed heads, bristly hairs, and claw-like hands. They’re said to haunt people, and complain about everything. 

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More Fascinating Yokai

Konbanwa, everyone. It’s time for another mythical post. I hope you guys are ready to take a look at some more incredible yokai. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!

  • Kubikajiri are hyena-like creatures of Japanese mythology. They’re depicted as ghosts with disheveled hair, no legs, sunken eyes, and discolored skin. They feast on freshly buried corpses, and will often leave a disgusting mess near the gravesite.

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  • Sunamura no onryo is an incredible bizarre creature of Japanese folklore. According to legend, it looks like a pumpkin monster with vines for arms and legs, and a huge gourd for a head.  It supposedly chased people at night, and is named after the town it originated in.

sunamura

More Fascinating Yokai

Konichiwa, everyone! It’s time for another yokai post! I hope you guys are ready for some more fascinating creatures. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!

  • Kyuso are filthy creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as gigantic rats with disgusting sexual appetites. It’s said that rats transform into these yokai when the reach 1,000 years of age. They prey on their old enemies, cats, and some even have “relations” with young women. The weirdest thing that these yokai do is to raise litters of abandoned kittens. 

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  • Kodama nezumi are incredibly cute creatures of Japanese mythology. They resemble small, spherical mice with a disgusting power. It is said that when mountain gods are angry, these creatures will swell up, and eventually explode, showering the surroundings with a nauseating spray of blood and gore. The explosion is said to be louder than a gunshot, and anyone who hears it will have a poor catch, and possibly experience a natural disaster.

kodama nezumi

Yokai Wednesdays (Some Wednesdays)

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

  • Kiko are incredibly strong creatures of Japanese mythology. They’re depicted as foxes with divine energy and multiple tales. They usually hang out around Inari shrines, and can manifest a human form, mainly as a beautiful woman. These foxes tend to help out people, and some can even fall in love with them.

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  • Rokugyo are downright strange creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as fish-like creatures with gills, snake-like tails, cow heads, and wings. They are native to the Taiza mountains in China, and will attack human that get too close. Their meat has healing properties, and is said to prevent infectious tumors.

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Yokai Wednesdays

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

  • Shinchu are extremely powerful creatures of Japanese mythology. They’re depicted as huge insect gods which resemble giant silkworms. They have incredibly sharp teeth, large wings, deadly stingers, saucer-like eyes, and eight legs. Despite their fearsome appearance, they don’t attack humans, and instead feed on evil spirits and demons. 

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  • Raiju are mysterious beings of Japanese folklore. They’re the living, bestial form of lightning, and have insane power. Japanese myths have depicted these creatures in many different ways, including; canine-like, dragon-like, weasel-like, or insect-like. They are said to bring down lighting to punish people.

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Yokai Wednesdays (Every Other Wednesday)

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

  • Kuko are a good natured species of Kitsune from Japanese folklore. They live for extremely long periods of time, and are the among the highest ranking members of their species. Unlike other Kitsune, these foxes don’t have tails or a physical body. However, they have power on par with gods, and also can predict the future.

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  • Akugo are highly dangerous creatures of Japanese mythology. They are depicted as creatures with the bodies of fish and the heads and necks of women. They can breathe fire, and love to eat fishermen.

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