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
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
Wanyudo literally means wheel monk. Wanyudo is a giant head trapped in flaming oxcart wheel. The Legends says that this monk used to be a cruel leader who carried his victims at the back of his oxcart. As punishment, the monk was tormented in a fiery oxcart wheel burning his head for eternity. It was… Continue reading Wanyudo
Nukekubi is a type of Rokurokubi. They are the same in all aspects except that the Nukekubi detaches their head completely from their body. It’s flying head can travel further than the Rokurokubi. They look entirely like a normal human being during the day but they thirst for blood of humans or animals at night.… Continue reading Nukekubi
Scrimp and save to afford to buy your own small plot of land, then work the rest of your life toiling in the rice fields all to make a better life for your family and then after you die, all your work is for nothing because no one maintains your plot and it deteriorates to… Continue reading Dorotabo
Sometimes when a women doesn’t eat much she can be cursed with a second mouth. This second mouth often is insistent, through insults and swearing, that the women feed it. The second mouth will often cause the inflected women pain and will eat twice the normal amount of food.
Many stories surround this Yokai. A Rokurokubi appears as a normal looking women but when she falls asleep her neck stretches and her head goes around eating bugs and rodents, scaring people and evening biting people to death. When Yokai awakes, she has no memory of what her head did during the night.