8 Creepiest And Weirdest Monsters from Japanese Folklore

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Japanese folklore has a class of spirits and monsters which they call the “Yokai.” They range from being helpfully benevolent to being atrociously evil. However, in the case of the following 8 monsters, they are nothing more than downright weird. You might have to watch what you share with your kids for their bedtime stories.

#1 Umibozu At Sea

Umibozu At Sea
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#2 Eyes Where The Sun Doesn’t Shine

Eyes Where The Sun Doesn't Shine
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#3 In Okegawa-shi, Pay Respects To Joroukai-jizou

In Okegawa-shi

#4 Kyusu And The Kittens

Kyusu And The Kittens
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#5 Dodmeki Has Eyes For Your Soul And Valuables

Dodmeki Has Eyes For Your Soul And Valuables
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#6 Wash The Giant Foot

Wash The Giant Foot
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#7 Aka-Manto Is Obsessed Wih Public Toilets

Aka-Manto Is Obsessed Wih Public Toilets
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#8 Aka-name Will Visit Your Bathroom If You Do Not Clean It Up

Aka-name Will Visit Your Bathroom
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The Japanese have always left us stunned with their culture and traditions. Who knew that their folklore would be just as entrancing albeit horrifying? And here we thought the West was far ahead with tales of horror and legends.


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