Yokai Wednesdays

All creatures found on yokai.com and yokai.wikia.com

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

  • Amabie is an extremely strange creature of Japanese mythology. It’s depicted as a mermaid-like figure with a beak-like mouth, a scaly body, long hair, and three legs. It has healing properties, and carrying around its picture can cure disease.

amabie 

  • Dakoji-No-Kai is a bizarre creature of Japanese folklore. It’s depicted as blue-faced monk with a glowing blue aura. It might have some transparent powers as weapons appear to pass straight through it.

daino 

Yokai Wednesdays

Creatures found on yokai.com

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

  • Karyobinga are powerful creatures of Japanese mythology. They resemble bodhisattvias with bird bodies and wings. They also have incredibly beautiful singing voices and can play divine instruments.

bingee

 

  • Yasha are formidable creatures of Japanese folklore. They resemble giant humanoids with sharp teeth, brightly colored skin, fierce eyes, and spiked hair. These creatures are the personal bodyguards of the buddha of medicine. 

yashs

Yokai Wednesdays

Creatures found on yokai.com and yokai wiki

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”!

  • Kotobuki is an immensely powerful creature of Japanese mythology. It’s a chimera with all parts of the Chinese zodiac. It can speak any language, and is known to cure any illness. 

kot

  • Omukade is a very dangerous creature of Japanese folklore. It resembles a giant red centipede. It was very venomous, and dragons were even afraid of it.

om

Yokai Wednesdays

Info found on yokai.com, yokai wiki, and Yokai Attack!

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

  • Kosho is an incredibly dangerous creature of Japanese mythology. It’s a special type of parasite that has a serpentine body and a magnificent white beard. It lives between the heart and the diaphragm. This parasite is seemingly immune to all harm.

kosho  

Yokai Wednesdays

Creatures found on yokai.com, Yokai Attack, and yokai.wikia.com

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”!

  • Konaki Jiji is a mischievous creature of Japanese mythology. It’s depicted as a incredible small old man with shape-shifting powers. It can transform into the shape of a wailing baby, and this is to lure prey. If picked up, this devious demon will increase its weight until its victim’s body gets crushed.

konaki

  • Ashiarai Yashiki is a massively tall creature of Japanese folklore. It’s depicted as a monumental disembodied foot that crashes the ceilings of homes in the dead of night. It will demand to be washed, and if the person complies, it’ll vanish into thin air.

ashiki

Yokai Wednesdays

Info found on yokai.com

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

  • Mezu is a terrifying creature of Japanese folklore. He, along with Gozu are fearsome generals that guard the gates of hell. Mezu is depicted as a large demon with the head of a horse. Both generals have immense strength, and are able to move mountains with ease. They serve under Enma, the ruler of hell.

mezu

  • Wara ningyo are powerful objects of Japanese mythology. They’re essentially small straw dolls that come in many different shapes. The dolls are mainly used to ward off evil, and are usually found on the sides of roads.

waa

Yokai Wednesdays

Info found on yokai.com

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

  • Hanzaki are very strange creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as huge salamander with black skin, huge mouths, and tiny eyes. They live far away from humans in lakes and streams. While rarely in contact with people, there have been instances of human consumption among the species.

hanzaki

  • Enma Daio is an extremely well known creature of Japanese mythology. He’s considered to be the Ruler of Hell, and oversees all the souls passing on to the after life. Enma is a large man that’s covered in traditional robes, and is actually quite kind. His true form is Jizo Bosatsu, the guardian of the underworld, and the protector of children. This form is beloved throughout all of Japan. 

enma