Akaname- Japanese folklore: a humanoid creature that has a long poisonous tongue. It goes into dirty bathrooms and licks it clean. It is thought that this story was made to scare children into cleaning their bathrooms.
Sōgenbi -- Fiery ghost of oil-thieving monk (based on Kyoto legend). The Kaibutsu Ehon ("Illustrated Book of Monsters") is an 1881 book featuring woodblock prints of yōkai, or creatures from Japanese folklore. Illustrated by painter Nabeta Gyokuei.