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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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”!

  • Shinigami are extremely popular creatures of Japanese folklore. The Anime, Death Note, portrays on of these creatures as a main character. It essentially is a death spirit that possesses the living, and suicidal. They’re depicted as corpse-like humanoids with horrifying features. They influence people to become obsessed with death, and they eventually take their own lives or meet death in a very unpleasant way. 

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  • Tenko are immeasurably powerful creatures of Japanese mythology. They’re the highest ranked Kitsune (Fox Spirits), and use their powers for good. These foxes are usually depicted as gorgeous human-like goddesses with golden fur and four tails. Humans worship them as gods, and they will grant favors to those in need.

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Yokai 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”!

  • Hinoenma are incredibly dangerous creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as absolutely gorgeous women, but don’t be fooled, they want your blood! These monsters use their beautiful looks to obliterate men. They first suck out the male’s lifeblood and virility, and this causes them to become weak   and poor. Upon death, the monstrous yokai swiftly moves onto its next victim.

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  • Nogitsune are lupine spirits of Japanese mythology. Unlike Kitsune, these yokai  are mighty tricksters, and love to possess humans. 

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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”!

  • Niwatori no so are incredibly bizarre creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as monks with chicken parts. Apparently, this is the result of eating chickens possessed by evil spirits. (No, I’m not making this up!)

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  • Hajikkaki are strange creatures of Japanese mythology. They’re depicted as white, blobby creatures with fangs and large eyes. They usually appear to be covering their faces out of embarrassment.  Their history and use remains a mystery.

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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 yokai. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!

  • Yama orabi are very strange creatures of Japanese mythology. They’re depicted as bird-like beings with extremely large heads and ultra sharp teeth. It’s also said that they’re experts in mimicry. They love shouting, and can copy any voice that they hear. These illusive creatures can be found deep within mountains.

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  • Suzuhiko hime are slightly humorous creatures of Japanese folklore.  They resemble shrine maidens with bells for heads. They love to dance and are completely harmless. 

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More Mythical Creatures From Around The World (Every Other Wednesday)

Hello everyone, and welcome to another mythical post. Today, we will be exploring the world for some awesome creatures. Now, let’s begin!

  • Aqrabuamelu are extremely dangerous creatures of Babylonian mythology. They’re depicted as man-scorpion hybrids. These creatures guard the Shamash gates, which serve as an entrance to the land of darkness. They try to warn travelers from reaching the entrance, and their gaze causes death.

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  • The Typhon is a severely formidable creature of Greek folklore. It’s depicted as a massive serpentine horror with multiple heads and fire breathing capabilities. It also has wings, and vicious temper. 

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