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Kasa-obake are a mythical ghost or yōkai in Japanese folklore. They are sometimes considered a tsukumogami that old umbrellas turn into. They are also called "karakasa-obake", "kasa-bake", and "karakasa kozō".

《山海經》記錄的人身馬腿女孩  From shan hai jing

Bi Xie 辟邪 - Deflector of Evil; Chinese Unicorn - Kylin is a form of unicorn with one horn, while Parthia is a form of unicorn with two horns.

Picture of a Hakutaku (Hakutaku no zu)  「白澤之図」  Japanese, Edo period, 1858 (Ansei 5), 8th month  Artist Miyagi Gengyo, Japanese, 1817–1880, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper, MFA

“A Hakutaku is "a benevolent monster that eats nightmares"; Still a By Miyagi Gengyo, 1858

The ghost of Oiwa --------- #japan #japanese #yokai

Scottsz’s Ghast

Oiwa, the main character of Yotsuya Kaidan, the play-within-a-film in Takashi Miike’s Over Your Dead Body, is a common subject in Japanese art. Peruse at some ukiyo-e woodblock prints before …

A print of the Kappa myth creature. if his head plate dries then it cracks and he dies. so he drips water on the plate in the creeepiest way when out of water.

Kaikidan Ekotoba monster scroll -- Korean monk [+] The "Korean monk" in this illustration, seen singing and playing a gekkin (moon guitar), has the physical characteristics of a kappa (water imp).

<化物忠臣蔵 四段目 : BAKEMONO CHUSHINGURA> THE MONSTER’S CHUSHINGURA KUNIYOSHI UTAGAWA 1798-1861 Last of Edo Period

<化物忠臣蔵 四段目 : BAKEMONO CHUSHINGURA> THE MONSTER’S CHUSHINGURA KUNIYOSHI UTAGAWA 1798-1861 Last of Edo Period

A-Yokai-A-Day: Nyoijizai

Nyoi-jizai- Japanese folklore: a backscratcher that came to life after 100 years of existing. Its only power is to scratch that one spot on your back that you cannot reach.

Katsushika Hokusai

(Image of ukiyo-e master Utagawa Kuniyoshi-end of the Edo period) Usui Matagoro Hida mountains two strokes large monkey wo

Utagawa Kuniyoshi's portrait of Oiwa.

Utagawa Kuniyoshi :portrait of Oiwa,a character in Japan's most famous ghost story----Yotsuya Kaidan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

"赤舌;Akashita" from "化物尽絵巻;Bakemono zukushi Emaki" by 北斎季親;Hokusai-Suechika

Akashita, hides in dark clouds before they attack from the Bakemono Zukushi ("monster scroll")

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