Yokai Wednesdays (Every Other Wednesday)

Creatures found on yokai.com

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”!

  • Goryo are vengeful creatures of Japanese mythology. They’re said to be the ghosts of ancient nobles who died in terrible ways. The spirits bring tragedy and destruction wherever they go. The calamity can be in the form of fires, storms, or plagues. They can’t be killed, but can transform into peaceful spirits with the help of priests.

goryo

  • Kirin are immensely powerful creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as a chimera-like beasts with dragon scales, a deer’s head, a mane surrounded by holy fire, and an ox’s tail. They appear during times of world peace, and never harm any creature.

kirin

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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