Onryo are vengeful spirits. They cast cruse to whomever they choose specially to those who wronged them that caused their terrible death.
The Daitengu Or the Konoha Tengu looks more human than the Karasu Tengu or the Kotengu. The Daitengu is a large humanoid with a huge pair of wings, red face and an elongated large nose. They are the master of martial arts. They are expert specially when it comes to swords. They have the ability… Continue reading Daitengu
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
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
Artwork by Slapstick Genius IG Account: @slapstick.genius The Shiofuki is a really elusive aquatic yokai which lives in the distant ocean. It has a hose-like mouth that gushes water when provoked. A very special thanks to Slapstick Genius for sending us this amazing yokai art!
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
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
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
Kishaku is a type of an infection that inhabits the stomach of a host. This yokai has the appetite for oily or greasy food that the host intakes. When infected by this yokai, its effect is an increased or intense sexual desire. Kishaku has a mouth that splits into three, has a hairy red body,… Continue reading Kishaku
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