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    7 More Yokai used in Pokemon

    7. Exeggutor / ナッシー & Exeggcute / タマタマ The first time I saw Exeggutor, I was freaked out because of the heads on the trees. This corelates to the japanese folklore of trees with heads for fruits. The fruits would have human faces that could smile and laugh. This tree is called the jinmenju. There […]

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    7 Japanese Folklore Monsters used in Pokémon

    7. ムウマ Muuma (Misdreavus) The Muuma is just a small pokemon that is a flying head that according to the pokedex ‘loves to sneak up on people late at night, then startle them with its shriek like cry’. The Muuma is inspired by the Nukekubi. A nukekubi is a cursed woman who’s head would detach […]