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    7 More Yokai that are Made Into Pokemon

    The Pokemon are usually based from existing things. It may be real life plants and animals, folklore, beliefs and even inanimate objects. This article will talk about the Pokemon that are based on Yokai aka Japanese Folklore Creatures. So we might be able to call them Pokemon Yokai or Yokai Pokemon? Maybe… 7. Exeggutor / […]

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    7 Japanese Folklore Monsters used in Pokémon

      Pokemon are based on many things. They are also based on Japanese Folklore monsters or creatures which are called Yokai. Here are 7 Pokemon and their Yokai counterpart. 7. ムウマ Muuma (Misdreavus)   The Muuma is just a small pokemon that is a flying head. According to the pokedex it ‘loves to sneak up […]

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    Glooskap and Malsum in Native American Mythology

    How it all started With most twins or siblings in mythologies, we could always assume that one is evil and the other one is good. The same can be said between Glooskap and Malsum from the Wabanaki Native American Mythology. Here is one of the many stories of them: Before the earth is how it […]

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    Ahriman and Ahura Mazda in Zoroastrian Mythology

    Who were Ahriman and Ahura Mazda? Ahriman and Ahura Mazda, they are gods in the Zoroastrian Mythology from Persia and they are twin brothers. In stories like this, when there is good, there would always be evil. Thus Ahriman was the evil one, he was the force behind anger, greed, envy and other negative emotions […]

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    5 Creepy Creatures in Filipino Folklore

    The Philippines have a lot of folklore and mythology. They include creepy creatures as well. In Filipino Folklore, creatures there are many creatures that exists out of your imagination. Some are dangerous while some just wants to live their own lives. Here are 5 of these creatures that you’d definitely not want to meet. 5. […]

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    5 Native American Folklore Creatures

    The Native American beliefs has a lot of mystical spirits, folklore and even weird creatures. This post will be talking about the different creepy creatures that can be found in their folklore. Enjoy~

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    Apollo and Artemis in Greek Mythology

    The story of Apollo and Artemis from Greek Mythology Apollo and Artemis are 2 of the many children of Zeus. Apollo, who was the favourite son of Zeus was the God of the Sun and Music. Artemis was the Goddess of the Hunt and Moon. But before they became a God and Goddess, while still in […]

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    7 Ways to Become Immortal (Supposedly)

    Stories and legends tells the tale of people achieving immortality. That is whether they liked it or not. Here are 7 instances on how to become immortal according to old myths and legends. Because who knows, maybe just maybe, you could do it too.

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    5 Weird Creatures in Japanese Folklore

    Yokai are creatures talked about in Japanese folklore. Weird creatures that goes beyond normal thinking. We’ll talk about the mokumokuren, nurikabe, akateko, kamaitachi and ittan momen.

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    5 Rain Yokai in Japanese Folklore

    Yokai are folklore creatures from Japan. Creatures that are weird, creepy, dangerous or even funny. Japan has a collection of Yokai as they really do like their scary stories especially during summer. But here are 5 out of many that comes out especially during rainfall.

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    5 Scary Women in Japanese Folklore

    Japan has a lot of stories of weird creatures in their collection. These folklore creatures may be identified with many names such as Yokai or bakemono or even ayakashi. This list will talk about 5 scary women in Japanese folklore. 5. Jorogumo Which could mean either binding bride or whore spider. In the Edo period, […]

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    How to Summon Toire no Hanako-san?

    Do you want to know how to summon Toire no Hanako-san? Hanako-san is a very old urban legend found in Japan. A little girl ghost that haunts the toilet is what she is. She is always wearing the old styled red school uniform and her hair is usually in a bob. If you have heard of […]

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    5 Ramadan and Eid al-Fitri Facts

    Here are facts about Ramadan and Eidul Fitri. Ramadan is the month where Muslims fast, while Eidul Fitri is the celebration for completing the fast. It is a celebration and the best month for people to do more good deeds. This is because it is believed that the month is when every rewards or sins are […]

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    5 Popular Yokai in Manga and Anime

    Yokai are creatures found in Japanese folklore. They may be scary, funny or just plain weird. Here are 5 Yokai that are pretty well known and always makes its appearance in anime and manga. 5. Kappa Most of you who frequent twitch would think of a different Kappa when you hear that name. But for […]

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    10 Pokemon Based on Inanimate Objects

    The Pokemon creature designs are based on various things. Even inanimate objects. Imagine everyday objects and put googly eyes on them. They might just pass on being a Pokemon. I jokes. But here are 10 of these inanimate objects that inspired these Pokemon’s design.

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    5 Korean Mythological Creatures

    This article will talk about 5 Korean mythological creatures. It will focus on both the South and North Korean creatures. The mythology in Korea, Japan and China usually coincide with each other, so you may get a few similarities in their mythological creatures.

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    Izanami and Izanagi in Japanese Mythology

    Izanami-no-mikoto and Izanagi-no-mikoto. These two deities are said to be the creators of Japan and other gods. So while in the Takamagahara a.k.a the heavens of that time; they were assigned to make something out of the chaotic mass known as earth and to create a few other gods for the newly made lands. So […]

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    5 Germanic Mythological Creatures

    Here are 5 Germanic Mythological creatures. Most of these creatures would kill you. So aren’t you glad they are only mythological and not a common occurrence? 5. Alp The Alps are creatures that appear in nightmares in the middle of the night. These creatures would appear in the dreams of men and women but prefers […]

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    How the Giant’s Causeway was Made (Irish Mythology)

    The Giant’s Causeway If you go to the coast of Ulster or Staffa the nearest isle of Scotland, you would see the rock formations consisting of hexagons. According to folktales, these rock formations were made by a giant called Finn McCool. The story: A long time ago when giants and physically strong men was a norm, […]

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