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Japanese Folklore

Jiu Wei Hu (Nine-Tail Fox) is a creature spoken of in the ancient Chinese mythological bestiary, the Shan Hai Jing.

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The nurikabe is a spirit from Japanese folklore. It manifests as a wall that impedes or misdirects walking travelers at night.

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In Japanese folklure, the rabbit (usagi) resides on the moon pounding rice for omchi (rice cake).

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Rokurokubi are demons found in Japanese folklore.... - explaining ...

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Usui Matagoro slays a giant white monkey in the mountains of Hida, ca. 1834-35 by Utagawa Kuniyoshi

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Japan: Kitsune - Stories depict them as intelligent beings and as possessing magical abilities that increase with their age and wisdom. Foremost among these is the ability to assume human form. While some folktales speak of kitsune employing this ability to trick others—as foxes in folklore often do—other stories portray them as faithful guardians, friends, lovers, and wives.

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from The Demonic Paradise Wiki

Tengu

Tengu- Japanese folklore: an avian creature with human characteristics. They were thought of as evil malignant spirits or protective guardians.

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Keukegen- Japanese folklore: a creature covered in black fur that lives in peoples houses. Its name means "rarely seen". It was a disease spirit, inflicting sickness into those who lived in its host house.

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Izanami- In Japanese Mythology she is the goddess of both creation and death-by Apinyo Yuwasilp

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Baku: The Legend of the Dream Eater - The baku, otherwise known as the ‘dream eater’, is a mythological being or spirit in Chinese and Japanese folklore which is said to devour nightmares. The baku cannot be summoned without caution, however, as ancient legends say that if the baku is not satisfied after consuming the nightmare, he may also devour one’s hopes and dreams.

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