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Kamaitachi from Mobius Final Fantasy #illustration #artwork #gaming #videogames #gamer

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Once the most beautiful woman, doomed to be forever ugly. The slit mouthed woman, also known as Kuchisake Onna

Kuchisake Onna: The Slit Mouthed Woman | The Scare Chamber

After learning of his wife's affair, a Samurai warrior took his sword and cut her face, slitting her mouth from ear to ear, ensuring her beauty would be no more

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A-Yokai-A-Day: Tamamo no Mae Posted on Saturday October 3rd, 2015 Whenever I talk with yokai fans, I like to ask them what their favorite yokai is. And if I haven’t done an illustration of that yokai yet, I like to add it to my ever-growing to-do list. One yokai which keeps coming up as a fan favorite, no matter which country the person is from, is Tamamo no Mae. And for good reason too! She is beautiful, famous, powerful, dangerous, and well-known. So much so, in fact, that she is…

A-Yokai-A-Day: Tamamo no Mae | Matthew Meyer

Whenever I talk with yokai fans, I like to ask them what their favorite yokai is. And if I haven't done an illustration of that yokai yet, I like to add it to my ever-growing to-do list. One yoka

Byōbu nozoki | : Byōbu nozoki is a depraved spirit which emerges from the decorative folding screens known as byōbu. It is very tall, stretching well over two meters (tall enough to peer over any sized folding screen). It’s body is long and lithe, and it wears white robes resembling those of a ghost. It has long black hair and blackened teeth. Despite the resemblance, byōbu nozoki it is not a yūrei, but is actually the tsukumogami of a folding screen

Byōbu nozoki

屛風闚 びょうぶのぞき Translation: folding screen peeper Habitat: wealthy homes Appearance: Byōbu nozoki is a depraved spirit which emerges from the decorative folding screens known as byōbu....

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A4 Print Kuchisake-onna - Slit-Mouthed Woman a figure appearing in Japanese urban legends. She is a woman who was mutilated by her husband, and returns as a malicious spirit. 8.27 x 11.69 in Also available in A3 (11.69 x 16.54 in) at:

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Name: Kappa Area of Origin: Japan Literally translated as “River Child” a Kappa is a Yokai found in traditional Japanese folklore. The creatures are generally depicted as roughly humanoid in shape,...

The legend is said to originate with a young woman who lived hundreds of years ago (some versions of the legend state the Heian period) an...

Slit-Mouth Woman (Kuchisake-onna)

The legend is said to originate with a young woman who lived hundreds of years ago (some versions of the legend state the Heian period) an...