The Hari Onna or the Hari Onago looks pretty normal from afar but when looked closely, they have these hair hooks all over their head. They use it to kill and eat men they catch during night.
The Karasu Tengu or the Kotengu is another Type of Tengu, They either have a crow’s head with a human body, has a pair of wings or is a huge humanoid bird. They act as the protector of the trees and they devour people who cuts the trees they guard. They have the ability to… Continue reading Kotengu
Numa-Gozen is said to be a dangerous serpentine yokai that can shapeshift into a young beautiful women. This yokai inhabits lakes and preys on farmers.
Inugami literally means dog god. Inugamis are dogs that has been starved to death, decapitated and then buried on crossroads. They come back as an onryo (vengeful spirit.) This kind of ritual is made by their masters for them to become an Inugami, to be obedient again despite of being deprived of food. The preserved… Continue reading Inugami
This dangerous yokai inhabits the ocean. They also resembles the Ningyo but the Umi nyobo can also live on the land for a few days. They prey on humans but it was believed that they also show kindness to humans. They can look like a regular person but when you look closely, they have fishlike… Continue reading Umi nyobo
They say when a toad lived for a very long time it can become a yokai. Ogama is a giant toad yokai that preys on smaller animals using its long powerful sticky tongue. The Ogama grows larger over time and when it reaches a certain height it sees human as food. This giant yokai carries… Continue reading Ogama