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Tengu

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

Apathetic · Curse · Dangerous and Menacing · Demon · Devious and Deceptive · Erratic and Unpredictable · Harmful · Vengeful Spirit · Yokai

Kijo

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

Apathetic · Carnivorous · Cunning and Clever · Dangerous and Menacing · Erratic and Unpredictable · Harmful · Yokai

Umi nyobo

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

Cunning and Clever · Dangerous and Menacing · Demon · Devious and Deceptive · Erratic and Unpredictable · Yokai

Shikome

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

Curse · Dangerous and Menacing · Demon · Devious and Deceptive · Erratic and Unpredictable · Yokai

Hannya

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