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“Straw sandals that have been mistreated by their owners can transform into a Yokai monster called Bakezōri in Japanese Folklore”

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ArtStation - Mariano Ruiz Manzano's submission on Ancient Civilizations: Lost & Found - Film/VFX Character Art (rendered)

Ao bōzu, Yokai: Ao bōzu are generally depicted as large, one-eyed, blue-skinned priests with a strong connection to magic. However, local accounts vary greatly in details such as size, number of eyes, and habitat. In Okayama, they are described as two-eyed giants who take up residence in abandoned or uninhabited homes. In other stories, they appear in wheat fields, or on dark, lonely roads.

Mehitotsubou (目一つ坊, another name for Hitotsume-kozō) from the Hyakkai-Zukan (百怪図巻)

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Devil Priest (por gwashley) Devil Priest woodblock print by Matahei (early century); printed from re-carved blocks probably early century; A devil as an itinerant priest.


Poster Kuchisake-onna - "Slit-Mouthed Woman'' a figure appearing in Japanese urban legends.

Shigeru Mizuki

Kijimuna anatomical illustration from Yōkai Daizukai, an illustrated guide to yōkai authored by manga artist Shigeru Mizuki, features a collection of cutaway diagrams showing the anatomy of 85 traditional monsters from Japanese folklore