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Ushi-oni In Japanese Mythology, Ushi-oni was a name given to an assortment of ox-headed monsters. A common version is a massive, brutal sea-monster that attacks fishermen in Western Japan. It is often portrayed with a spider- or crab-like body

Tsukumogami (付喪神, artifact spirits) from the Hyakki-Yagyō-Emaki (百鬼夜行絵巻, the picture scroll of the demons' night parade)...   Japan

Tsukumogami (付喪神, artifact spirits) from the Hyakki-Yagyō-Emaki (百鬼夜行絵巻, the picture scroll of the demons’ night parade). Muromachi period (室町時代), approximately 1336 to 1573

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"hair-cutter") are ghostly spirits known for sneaking up on people and cutting all their hair off, particularly when they are unknowingly engaged to marry a yokai, spirit.

Kappa - a legendary Japanese monster.

Kappa - a legendary Japanese monster.

Nurikabe, a spirit from Japanese folklore. The creature disguises itself as a wall to confuse and misdirect nightly travellers.

Nurikabe, a spirit from Japanese folklore. The creature disguises itself as a wall to confuse and misdirect nightly travellers.

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