Hannya was once human, a woman who was consumed with rage, resentment and jealousy and turned into a demoness.
Kijo used to be women who turned into demonesses because of extreme jealousy or terrible crimes they did. They have long claws, long horns and are extremely hideous. They live in isolated areas where they can plot dangerous deeds. They can either give you strong curses or deadly potions. They are strong and they can… Continue reading Kijo
Wanyudo literally means wheel monk. Wanyudo is a giant head trapped in flaming oxcart wheel. The Legends says that this monk used to be a cruel leader who carried his victims at the back of his oxcart. As punishment, the monk was tormented in a fiery oxcart wheel burning his head for eternity. It was… Continue reading Wanyudo
The ugly female oni or kijo from the land of the dead. They look like ugly women that wears layered colorful kimonos. They have big wild smile, they make their teeth colored black, they have pointed ears, saggy breasts, they have monstrous paws and claws and long hair. The Shikome loves putting on excessive make… Continue reading Shikome
Hannya is an ancient Sanskrit word that means wisdom and virtue. This yokai was once a human woman was consumed with rage, resentment and jealousy that transformed into a demonic Oni. It was said that strong emotions like jealousy can turn a person into a demon. Popularly, Hannya masks are used in the Japanese Noh… Continue reading Hannya
Wandering on dark roads at night, this yokai loves scaring travelers causing them to faint or actually die. Shunobon is a demonic yokai that has a bigger head that its body, has a bright red skin, they have needle-like hair, sharp horn, big one glowing eye (sometimes they have two eyes), big wide mouth that… Continue reading Shunobon
Onryo’s are vengeful spirits (Yurei). These spirits seeks vengeance for the horrible deaths they’ve suffered caused by another person. They hold grudges for a long time. They are so powerful and inflict harm or kill anyone. Onryo haunts and curses the people that caused their deaths. The curse can be passed or transmitted to another… Continue reading Onryō
A giant skeleton hungry for human flesh. When you hear rattling sound or a ringing in ear sound a Gashadokuro must be nearby. They are invisible and can show themselves whenever they want. They attack travellers at midnight biting their heads off and drinking their blood.
Otoroshis are known to guard temples or holy places and widely known to stay on high places such as roofs and Torii gates. They appear to have long wild manes, large tusks and deadly claws, hunched and can have either orange or blue skin. They eat wild animals they spot in places they guard. They… Continue reading Otoroshi
Sazae-Oni is a giant turban snail demon. This yokai shapeshifts into beautiful women and pretends to be drowning in the sea to lure seamen into rescuing her. Sazae-Oni collects testicles, steals them from the unsuspecting men by bitting them off. In some legends, they say that Sazae Oni uses the semen from the testicles to… Continue reading Sazae-Oni