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Ultimate Mythology of the World Dump

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An introduction to the spirit-creatures of Japanese mythology, the YOKAI. - An introduction to the spirit-creatures of Japanese mythology, the YOKAI. Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Japanese Mythical Creatures, Beltaine, Folklore Japonais, Japanese Yokai, World Mythology, Greek Mythology, Myths & Monsters

Mr. P's Mythopedia

An introduction to the spirit-creatures of Japanese mythology, the YOKAI. #Yokai #JapaneseMythology #Japan #Mythology #MrPsMythopedia

This series of illustrations by Dark Corner Books list some really creepy mythological creatures from around the world that a lot of people do not know about. Japanese Mythical Creatures, Mythological Creatures, Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Japanese Mythology, Japanese Folklore, Le Wendigo, Legends And Myths, Scary Legends

Rokurokubi

The Rokurokubi are Japanese mythical creatures that look like normal women by day. By night, however, their bodies sleep while their necks stretch to an incredible length and roam around freely, drinking other people's blood and even (rarely) eating humans.

This series of illustrations by Dark Corner Books list some really creepy mythological creatures from around the world that a lot of people do not know about. Japanese Mythical Creatures, Mythological Creatures, Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Japanese Mythology, Japanese Folklore, Le Wendigo, Legends And Myths, Scary Legends

Rokurokubi

The Rokurokubi are Japanese mythical creatures that look like normal women by day. By night, however, their bodies sleep while their necks stretch to an incredible length and roam around freely, drinking other people's blood and even (rarely) eating humans.

This series of illustrations by Dark Corner Books list some really creepy mythological creatures from around the world that a lot of people do not know about. Japanese Mythical Creatures, Mythological Creatures, Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Japanese Mythology, Japanese Folklore, Le Wendigo, Legends And Myths, Scary Legends

Rokurokubi

The Rokurokubi are Japanese mythical creatures that look like normal women by day. By night, however, their bodies sleep while their necks stretch to an incredible length and roam around freely, drinking other people's blood and even (rarely) eating humans.

Mythology: Ghosts and Spirits of Japan. Ghosts and Spirits of Japan. Mythology: Ghosts and Spirits of Japan.

Mr. P's Mythopedia

YUREI: Ghosts and Spirits of Japan! #Yurei #Ghosts #Spirits #JapaneseMythology #Japan #Mythology #Infographic #MrPsMythopedia

In Japanese Folklore, Gashadokuro is a giant skeleton made up of the bones of people who have died from starvation. If Gashadokuro sees you, it will bite your head off and drink the blood that drains out of your decapitated body Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Folklore Japonais, Art Japonais, Japan Illustration, Era Edo, Giant Skeleton, Japanese Yokai

Gashadokuro

JAPAN's: Gasha-dokuro: Gasha-dokuro are skeletal giants which wander around the countryside in the darkest hours of the night.

Izanagi (recorded in the Kojiki as 伊邪那岐) is the god of the sky in Japanese… Story Inspiration, Character Inspiration, Writing Inspiration, Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Akira, Wicca, Fantasy Names, Japanese Mythology

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Izanagi (recorded in the Kojiki as 伊邪那岐) is the god of the sky in Japanese Shinto mythology. Izanagi (“the male who invites”) is also a creation deity, who along with his spouse and sister Izanami (“the female who invites”), were given the task of creating the world. Izanagi and Izanami produced numerous islands and deities.

Kami: The Spirits of Shinto The Gods of Japanese Folklore by Simon E. Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, World Mythology, Roman Mythology, Greek Mythology, Religion, Japanese Mythology, Dragons, Susanoo

Simon_E_Davies (@Simon_E_Davies)

The latest Tweets from Simon_E_Davies (@Simon_E_Davies). Writer and blogger. I run Mythopia, a haven for the gods, heroes and monsters of world mythology. Wales, UK

Amaterasu is the beautiful, radiant Japanese goddess of the sun , but she is more than… Japanese Mythology, Greek Mythology, Japanese Goddess, Ancient Goddesses, Gods And Goddesses, Wicca, Pagan, Akira, Story Inspiration

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Amaterasu is the beautiful, radiant goddess of the sun, but she is more than just the shining sun: she is a great goddess who provides for people and protects them. Amaterasu was the first to cultivate rice, albeit in heaven. (Her grandson, Ninigi, eventually brought rice to Earth from her celestial paddies.) She also invented and taught people the arts of weaving and cultivating silkworms. Rice, silk, fabric: all are gifts of Amaterasu.

Longhzhi- Japanese myth: There is a beast here whose form resembles a fox but with nine tails, nine heads, and a tiger’s claws. It makes a sound like a baby but is a man-eater. Creature Feature, Creature Design, Magical Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Myths & Monsters, Japanese Mythology, Legendary Creature, Cryptozoology, Mythological Creatures

Longhzhi- Japanese myth: There is a beast here whose form resembles a fox but with nine tails, nine heads, and a tiger’s claws. It makes a sound like a baby but is a man-eater.

Mythology: Ghosts and Spirits of Japan. Ghosts and Spirits of Japan. Mythology: Ghosts and Spirits of Japan.

Ultimate Mythology of the Wold Dump#2

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Heikegani (Japanese) - The souls of samurai that commit suicide are reincarnated into these horrid crab-men. Monster Design, Monster Art, Creature Concept Art, Creature Design, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Dark Souls, Creepy Monster, Japanese Mythology

Heikegani (Japanese) - The souls of samurai's that commit suicide are reincarnated into these horrid crab-men.