Sojobo is the King or God of Tengus. They are well known for having long white hair and long noses. They are incredibly strong, having a massive strength equal to thousands of Tengus combined. They inhabit deep in the mountains.
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
Tengu literally means heavenly dog. They are considered as a Kami. There are two types of Tengus: The Daitengu and the Karasu Tengu. The Daitengu is humanoid with a red face, a long nose and a pair of wings while the Karasu Tengu either has a crow’s head and a human body, has a pair… Continue reading Tengu
Kodama is a tree spirit. They inhabit trees deep in the forests of Japan. They look like bluish light orbs. They can live inside the trees or around it. The life of the Kodama is connected with the trees. They protect the trees it inhabits and its surroundings. If someone tries or cuts these trees… Continue reading Kodama
The dragon lantern. It is said that this yokai inhabits the sea or bodies of water. Ryuto is a divine light phenomenon that appears on serene nights. Although they appears to be glowing light sorbs forming into a dragon, they are not hot or does not burn.
Literally means eight span crow. Yatagarasu is a holy creature serving a deity, Amaterasu Oomikami and is a three legged crow that inhabits the sun. The legends says that the yokai Yatagarasu was sent down by the goddess Amatersu from the heaven to guide Emperor Jimmu to conquer his quest. It was also said that… Continue reading Yatagarasu