Onryo are vengeful spirits. They cast cruse to whomever they choose specially to those who wronged them that caused their terrible death.
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
When a woman dies giving birth to her child she becomes a yokai called the Ubume. The Ubume are usually harmless. They wander near rivers while it’s raining in their white dress soaked in blood caused by the birthing. Sometimes they are seen pregnant, sometimes carrying a living baby or a dead one. The Ubume… Continue reading Ubume
Inugami literally means dog god. Inugamis are dogs that has been starved to death, decapitated and then buried on crossroads. They come back as an onryo (vengeful spirit.) This kind of ritual is made by their masters for them to become an Inugami, to be obedient again despite of being deprived of food. The preserved… Continue reading Inugami
Teke Teke is an Onryo or a vengeful spirit. Teke Teke was once a school girl that has fallen on a railway and was ran over by a train cutting her body into half. Teke Teke has no lower body and was said to be carrying a sickle when haunting train stations at night. The… Continue reading Teke Teke
The legend of Aka Manto is one of the most popular story in Japan. The legend is about a woman hunting the last toilet stall of public schools. Aka Manto literally means “red cloak”. The legends says that if you use the women’s toilet’s last stall Aka manto will appear. She will ask for the… Continue reading Aka Manto
According to the legends, Okiku was a maid of a japanese samurai named Tessan Aoyama. Okiku was very beautiful. The japanese samurai always made advances towards Okiku but she always declined his offers. For Aoyama’s last attempt, he tricked Okiku, he hid one of their ten expensive plates. Okiku soon realized one was missing. She… Continue reading Okiku
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