Artwork by Miss Moonlight “He’s not my character but his name is Aka Manto! one of my favorite yokais 😀 he wanders around public female restrooms and asks them if they would prefer the red paper of the blue if they chose red that person will be stabbed to death and if they chose blue… Continue reading Akamanto
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
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
This yokai is an ugly old hag with a terrible long tongue. Shitanaga Uba commonly resides deep in the mountains. Known for teaming up with a demon yokai, the Shunobon. They prey on lost travelers by licking the victim’s flesh, sucking their bloods dry leaving the dried up corpse behind.
This cat yokai have two different types, the one raised domestically and the one that lives in the mountains. It is a breed of the Bakeneko. Legends says that when a cat grows old, it can turn into a yokai but for the Nekomata, only the most intelligent, largest, oldest and had the longest tails… Continue reading Nekomata
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
Oiwa is an Onryō. It was said that Oiwa’s story is a real life event. Once there was a samurai named Iemon married to the beautiful Oiwa. They were poor and Oiwa was contented with their situation while Iemon was not. He hated Oiwa for having a miserable life with her. Oiwa fell ill after… Continue reading Oiwa