Carnivorous · Helpful · Kind · Onryo · Shapeshifter · Spirit · Vengeful Spirit · Yokai


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

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


Sazae-Oni is a giant turban snail demon. This yokai shapeshifts into beautiful women and pretends to be drowning in the sea to lure seamen into rescuing her. Sazae-Oni collects testicles, steals them from the unsuspecting men by bitting them off. In some legends, they say that Sazae Oni uses the semen from the testicles to… Continue reading Sazae-Oni