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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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    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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    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 Malay Ghosts and Supernatural beings

    Ghosts and Supernatural Beings in the Malay Culture To start off with, Malay is a race in south east Asia that are mostly found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. Now the ghosts that I’m going to talk about are mostly known in the Malay regions but similarities may be found around other parts of […]

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    Amaterasu, Susanoo and Tsukuyomi in Japanese Mythology

    You’d probably know these names from Naruto, but they are actually from the Japanese Mythology of ancient deities. They were birthed from Izanagi who, with Izanami were responsible for the creation of the Japanese archipelago. But the creation of Japan would be a story in an entirely different article. So Amaterasu came from Izanagi’s left […]

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    5 Creatures From Indonesian Mythology

    1. Buto Ijo They look like huge green trolls. They have fangs and they like to kidnap children by bringing them to its dwelling and just play with them. They would get the children to be its slave and to do its bidding like giving it a massage or even just stand without blinking. Anything […]

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    The Story of the 12 Chinese Zodiac + the Cat

    In ancient times, the jade emperor who is the emperor of the heavens in chinese mythology ordered animals to have a race. The winner would be remembered as calendar signs as a means for people to measure time. But only 12 can fill the spot in the calendar. Hearing this, all the animals were excited […]