More Unique and Intriguing Yokai

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

  • Ten are immensely powerful beings of Japanese mythology. They’re depicted as gigantic,  human-like creatures with brightly colored skin, flowing robes, and incredible weapons. They’re usually invisible to humans, however those that are said to have the heavenly eye can. While extremely powerful, they’re still considered to be lesser beings than Buddhas.

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  • Kendatsuba are incredible talented creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as male demigods with various animal parts. These demigods have insane musical talents and are also known to be able to fly. Unlike humans, these deities only feed on pleasant smells.

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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.

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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”!

  • Itsuki are highly dangerous creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as blue ghosts with ugly faces and dark hair. Itsuki are the ghosts of people that have committed suicide by hanging. They like to haunt people, and can easily drive them to suicide.

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  • Shikome are ominous beings of Japanese mythology. They’re depicted as ugly women with blackened teeth, sagging breasts, and beast-like features. They spend their time trying to make themselves beautiful, but it’s usually useless. Shikome are also quite dangerous, and have tremendous leaping abilities.

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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

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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