Japanese folklore

Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of Japanese folklore. Discover mythical creatures, legendary tales, and fascinating folk traditions that have captivated generations.
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Japanese Folklore

Japanese Folklore by Hamsterosis on DeviantArt | Masks has a huge presence in Japanese culture and folklore. You can’t appreciate Japanese culture without exploring and understanding the meaning of their masks. Let’s explore the traditional Japanese masks: Japanese kitsune masks, Japanese oni masks, Japanese tengu masks, Japanese samurai masks, Japanese hannya masks. Not to forget about kabuki masks, demon masks, tengu masks, and cat masks. #JapaneseMasks #JapaneseArt #JapaneseMasksMeaning

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Heather Galloway
Yōkai (Japanese folklore), Olga Levina on ArtStation at https://www.artstation.com/artwork/AWZrN Spirit Woman, Guerriero Samurai, Arte 8 Bits, Japanese Folklore, Kunst Inspiration, Soyut Sanat Tabloları, Japon Illustration, 인물 드로잉, Japanese Tattoo Art

Yōkai (Japanese folklore), Olga Levine

Yōkai are a class of supernatural monsters, spirits and demons in Japanese folklore. The word yōkai is made up of the kanji for "bewitching; attractive; calamity;" and "spectre; apparition; mystery; suspicious". Yōkai range diversely from the malevolent to the mischievous, or occasionally bring good fortune to those who encounter them. Often they possess animal features (such as the Kappa, which is similar to a turtle, or the Tengu which has wings), other times they can appear mostly human…

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Yūrei (幽霊) by Matthew Meyer. A spirit or ghost that haunts a particular place or person. Japanese Mythical Creatures, Japanese Urban Legends, Japanese Yokai, Japanese Myth, Arte Occulta, Arte Peculiar, Japanese Monster, Japanese Horror, Japanese Mythology

A-Yokai-A-Day: Yūrei | Matthew Meyer

Halloween is coming up, and with the Frankenstorm on it's way, it's the perfect time to hunker down with some candles and blankets and a good ghost story. Maybe even get your friends together for a hyakumonogatari kaidankai ghost story telling party? If you're planning on telling any ghost stories this year, today's entry should

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Carla Neeley
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Terrifying Unheard Mythological Creatures Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

People, no matter from which era and what traditions, have always felt the need to explain their surroundings. After all, the greatest fear is the fear of the unknown. Before science did better explanations, myths, and mythical creatures fulfilled the need to know what, why, and how our reality exists.

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