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Kitsune (狐 or きつね, Kitsune) is the Japanese word for fox. Foxes are a common subject of Japanese folklore; in English, kitsune refers to them in this context. Stories depict them as intelligent beings and as possessing magical abilities that increase with Fuchs Illustration, Japon Illustration, Japanese Illustration, Japanese Mythology, Greek Mythology, Roman Mythology, Japanese Tattoo Art, Japanese Tattoo Women, Japan Art

Kitsune

Kitsune (狐, Kitsune) is the Japanese word for fox. Foxes are a common subject of Japanese folklore; in English, kitsune refers to them in this context. Stories depict them as intelligent beings and as possessing magical abilities that increase with their age and wisdom. According to Yōkai folklore, all foxes have the ability to shape shift into men or women. While some folktales speak of kitsune employing this ability to trick others—as foxes in folklore often do—other stories portray them…

Natsume Yuujinchou ~~ Remember the touching story of the yokai in the abandoned school building and the girl who loved him? This may be the classic ayakashi that he was based upon :: SciFi and Fantasy Art Yokai: Karakasa-obake by Richard Svensson Japanese Mythical Creatures, Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Folklore Japonais, Art Japonais, Japanese Yokai, Japanese Art, Japanese Monster, Japanese Mythology

Kasa-obake

Kasa-obake (Japanese: 傘おばけ)[2][3] are a mythical ghost or yōkai in Japanese folklore. They are sometimes, but not always, considered a tsukumogami that old umbrellas turn into. They are also called "karakasa-obake" (から傘おばけ),[2][4] "kasa-bake" (傘化け),[5] and "karakasa kozō" (唐傘小僧). ["karakasa kozō" TRANSLATION: paper umbrella priest boy ]

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The Art of Kaneko

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Imagine this situation: you drive downtown for a summer fireworks festival. You find an awesome parking spot, with an elevated view over the river, where you Japanese Mythical Creatures, Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Arte Horror, Horror Art, Folklore Japonais, Japanese Legends, Japanese Horror, Japanese Monster

Oboroguruma

朧車 おぼろぐるま Translation: hazy cart Habitat: city streets, late at night Diet: the lingering anger of ancient nobles Appearance: On misty, moonlit nights, residents of...

I believe this is Yuki Onna from Japanese urban legends? Fantasy Girl, Fantasy Women, Scary Art, Creepy, Japanese Yokai, Japanese Female, Japanese Urban Legends, Yuki Onna, Horror

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So glad to finally post this! I created this piece for Anime Boston's Yokai Art Contest. I actually finished this in mid-late September but I had to wai... Yuki-onna

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Gashadokuro is a giant skeleton from Japanese folklore. According to the Japanese urban legend, the large skeleton is made up of the bones of people who have Japanese Urban Legends, Japanese Yokai, Japanese Monster, Japanese Mythology, Memorial Museum, Manga Artist, Shinigami, Japanese Artists, Horror Art

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“Illustrations from THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO YOKAI MONSTERS by Japanese artist, Shigeru Mizuki (1922-2015).”

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. It also reminds me vaguely of cookie monster. Folklore Japonais, Art Japonais, Japan Illustration, Japanese Yokai, Japanese Art, Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Japanese Mythical Creatures, Japanese Legends

Keukegen

毛羽毛現 けうけげん Translation: hairy, fluffy sight; alternatively, rare and dubious thing Habitat: damp homes, dirty gardens, moldy closets, under floorboards Diet: mold, dirt, and garbage Appearance: Keukegen are filthy...

Yamawaro | Yokai.com Japanese Mythology, Japanese Folklore, Japanese Yokai, Oriental, Fantasy Monster, Ap Art, Japanese Painting, Traditional Paintings, Fantasy Artwork

Yamawaro

山童 やまわろ Translation: mountain child Alternate names: yamawarawa Habitat: mountains; commonly found throughout Kyūshū and West Japan Diet: omnivorous Appearance: Yamawaro are minor deities of the mountains, closely related to...

Japan Has The Creepiest Mythological Creatures, And Their Stories Will Make Your Skin Crawl Weird Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Japanese Horror, Japanese Monster, Japanese Mythology, Legends And Myths, Strange History, History Facts

Betobeto-san. People who walk the streets alone at night sometimes encounter this harmless but nonetheless disturbing yokai. It synchronizes its pace with walkers and follows them as long as it can, getting closer and closer with each step.

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Genbu

玄武 げんぶ Translation: dark warrior Alternate names: genten jōtei (dark emperor of the heavens), showan’ū Habitat: the northern sky Appearance: Genbu is a large tortoise or turtle combined with a...