Dæmonary: Book of Phoenixian Demonology
Lantern Ghost  Japanese Demons

Ashinaga and Tenaga: A pair of bearded goblins, one long-legged and one long-armed, working together to achieve goals such as catching fish. image

Ma: A goblin; a spirit who tempts men to evil. [syn: Marakayikas]

Nopperabo: A phantom in human form but with a smooth featureless face.

Preta: The insatiable; the greedy ones; those in agony; spirits trapped by evil deeds. From Sanskrit pra ita the departed or one who has gone. (Buddhist, Hindu, Jain) image

Shikigami: A sorcerer's companion or servant. [syn: Shikijin]

Tengu: A mountain-haunting spirit; a shapeshifter appearing as a bird of prey or as a winged man with a beaked nose. image

Tsukumogami: A haunted gadget; an artifact that has come to life; an inanimate object that has gained awareness after existing for a long period of time. image list all

Yōkai: A spirit; a monster; a demon with supernatural powers, especially a shapeshifter. [syn: bakemono, obake, obakemono] images list all

Yuki-Onna: An irresistible female demon associated with snow storms; a type of pale succubus that lures young men to remote areas with the intention of drinking their blood or freezing them solid. [syn: Lady of the Snow, Snow Queen, Snow Ghost]


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