Japanese yokai

Uncover the fascinating realm of Japanese Yokai and their mythical tales. Discover the top Yokai creatures, legends, and folklore that will transport you to a world of enchantment.
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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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Kitsune | What kind of fox are you? - Quiz | Quotev Kitsune Fox Spirit, Kunst Inspo, Art Mignon, Art Fox, Kitsune Fox, Fox Spirit, Japanese Mythology, Fox Illustration, Art Asiatique

According to yōkai folklore, all foxes have the ability to shapeshift into human form. While some folktales speak of kitsune employing this ability to trick others—as foxes in folklore often do—other stories portray them as faithful guardians, friends, and lovers. Foxes and humans lived close together in ancient Japan; from this company legends of the creatures arose. Kitsune became closely ...

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Traditional Japanese Yokai Art, Yokai Painting, Yokai Wallpaper, Japanese Yokai Tattoo, Yokai Aesthetic, Yokai Character Design, Yokai Oc, Yokai Illustration, Japanese Creatures

岩魚坊主 いわなぼうず Translation: char priest Habitat: mountain streams Diet: carnivorous Appearance: Iwana bōzu are enormous iwana (char, Salvelinus leucomaenis), a kind of river fish, that have turned into yōkai. They walk upright on two legs like humans and dress in Buddhist priest robes. They are found by mountain streams where people fish for iwana and

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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

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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