Japanese monster

Uncover the mythical world of Japanese monsters and learn about their captivating legends. Explore the fearsome creatures from Japanese folklore and immerse yourself in their intriguing tales.
Rokurokubi: a type of Japanese yōkai with an extendible neck. They perform bad deeds such as attacking at night and drinking their victims' blood. Portrait, Illustrators, Japanese Urban Legends, Japanese Legends, Japanese Myth, Japanese Art Styles, Japanese Mythology, Japanese Mythical Creatures, Japanese Folklore

When you take a look into Japan's traditional culture, it's completely natural that Halloween has taken hold in Japan. Here is a Halloween inspired post, covering some common Japanese monsters you might encounter while absorbing the culture.

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Naomi Fernandez
The 13 Scariest Japanese Stories Starring Ghosts, Ghouls and Freaky Folklore | FluentU Japanese Horror, Lord, Japanese Horror, Japanese Mythical Creatures, Japanese Folklore, Japanese Monster, Japanese Aesthetic, Japanese, Japanese Watercolor

Japanese scary stories are arguably some of the most frightening around the globe. Whether you're just getting into Japanese horror stories or you want more beyond the spine-chilling "Ringu" (リング) and "Ju-On" (呪怨) films, dive into these weird and spooky tales that will surely keep you up at night.

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Meredith Lawless
Umi bōzu | Yokai.com Mythology, Fantasy Art, Chibi, Creature Art, Asian Art, Cool Art, Mythical Creatures, Japanese Mythology, Urban Legends

海坊主 うみぼうず Translation: sea monk Alternate names: umi nyūdō, umi hōshi Habitat: seas, oceans, bays Diet: unknown Appearance: Perhaps no other aquatic yōkai is as mysterious as the giant umi bōzu. Their true form is unknown. Umi bōzu are only ever seen from the shoulders up, but they appear to be roughly humanoid in shape, with inky black skin and

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Antoine Menjou