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

All creatures found on yokai.com and Alt & Yoda’s book, 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”!

  • Onibaba is an extremely disturbing creature of Japanese mythology. It’s depicted as a blue maniacal old woman with wild hair and an oversized mouth. It tries to collect the livers of unborn children. It will also go after human entrails. The only way to stop the Onibaba is to try to convince her that you’re too fatty to eat. 

oni

 

  • Jinja hime are incredibly popular creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as serpentine beings with female faces and two horns. They’re also quite reclusive, and are usually never seen by humans.

jinja hima

Yokai Wednesdays

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

  • Daudarabotchi are extremely bizarre creatures of Japanese folklore. They are depicted as enormous humanoids that resemble bald priests.  They have pitch black skin and large rolling eyes. Their very movements help shape the world.

dai

  • Kitsunebi are magical creatures of Japanese mythology. They are created by Kitsune, and are usually very colorful. They only appear at night, and can lure humans to yokai.

kitsunebi 

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

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.

uma

  • 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.

kage-onna

Yokai Wednesdays

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

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

  • Kakuran no mushi is a highly disgusting creature of Japanese mythology. It has a red body and a black head. It also has the facial expression of a person who is about to vomit. It is said to live in the stomach, and can cause horrific bouts of vomiting and diarrhea. The sickness can be cured by ingesting a medicine called goshuyu.

kakuran