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
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
Two stories surround this yokia. One states that it’s the remains/spirt/ghost an older women who died and comes back to visit her lovers. She would appear to them as a beautiful women but to others she would appear as a skeleton. In the other story, while the women was alive, people said she was ugly…… Continue reading Hone-Onna
This Yokai has been described as spirit from an old tree. In some instances it rains down fire and in other stories it would scoop up and eat humans. It is often depicted as a severed head floating above a tree. If you happen to be walking past a tree and you see a coin… Continue reading Tsurube Otoshi
Kappa’s are an aquatic green creature with a bowl-like head that holds water. While a Kappa is typically the size of a child, it has more strength than a human man. The are awkward when out of the water but they can be deadly in the water. If you run into one, remember, if they… Continue reading Kappa
A Dodomeki is a cursed women thief. Their long arms are covered in eyes and in some stories they can extrude poisonous gas from their mouths and flames from their bodies.
Be careful of women you meet near waterfalls. This Yokai is part women, part spider. She can shapeshift into beautiful women. In some stories she lives near a waterfall. She uses her webs to drag men into falls where she devours them.
Yuki-onna (snow-women) are often seen during blizzards. Sometimes they offer to led travelers who are lost in a storm led to what appears to be shelter but in reality it’s the Yuki-onna home. As the travelers are being led, they feel feelings of fear and sorrow which helps the Yokai to gain the upper hand… Continue reading Yuki-onna