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Upon reading a person’s mind, the satori would say the person’s thoughts aloud faster than a human could.

Oni in pilgrim’s clothing. Member feedback about Mujina: Articles containing Japanese-language text Interlanguage link template link number Articles needing additional references from November Hyakkki articles needing additional references Commons category link is on Wikidata CS1 Japanese-language sources ja.

Mediaeval bestiaries are remarkably similar in sequence of the animals of which they treat, bestiaries were particularly popular in England and France around the 12th century and were mainly compilations of earlier texts.

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After the Chinese Northern Wei buddhist art had infiltrated a Korean peninsula, many historians konkaku Korea as a mere transmitter of Buddhism. The Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien. Mythological hybrids Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

Member feedback about Shiranui optical phenomenon: These will split off to the left and right and multiply, eventually producing anywhere from several hundred to several thousand flames in a row.


Japan is an archipelago consisting of about 6, islands. A bestiary, or bestiarum vocabulum, is a compendium of beasts. They also close with some set phrase like dotto harai and these tales had been told in their local dialects, which may be difficult to understand to outsiders, both because of zok and pronunciation differences, conjugations, and vocabulary.

Summary The phenomenon occurs several kilometers out from the shore in open water.

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Member feedback about Satori folklore: References Mizuki, Shigeru A version of the tetralogy translated and annotated in English was published in This article needs additional citations for verification. It’s thought that Sekien gave it the name. Member feedback about Itsumade: She was said to be a most beautiful and intelligent woman and she caused the Emperor to be extremely ill and was eventually exposed as a fox spirit by the astrologer Abe no Yasuchika, who had been zoiu to diagnose the cause of the Emperors poor hyalki.

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The Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama Sekien. The title is a pun, hyakki, normally written with the hundred and oni, is instead written with hundred. Japan [videos] Japan Japanese: Japan has been subject to invasions of new and strange ideas followed by long periods of minimal contact with the outside world. From the Tosa Bakemono Ehon. The yokai’s breath is also said to release golden powder into the air that collects to form a heat-less fiery light, though this light eventually dissipates in the wind.


Sudden Shower at the Atake BridgeHiroshige You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci also made his own bestiary, a volucrary is a similar collection of the symbols of birds that is sometimes found in conjunction with bestiaries. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

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There are only males and no females, and They are said to be the remnants of people who have died in shipwrecks and are attempting to cause humans to join them. Member feedback about Wangliang: It appears as a red, man-faced dragon, a thousand ri tall. Japanese mythology Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

Hokkaido being the northernmost prefecture and Okinawa being the southernmost one, the population of million is the worlds tenth largest. Another source for the image is a concept from China. They are typically portrayed as hulking figures with one or more horns growing out of their heads.

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