Yokai the Japanese Monsters

Click images to explore

1/8
Nanka Yokai?

​Since October 2012

 

Series of Japanese Yokai monsters drawing based on Japanese folklores and legends.

 

Please see my deviantArt page for more details of each Yokai backgrounds and stories.

 

 

Nawasuji
Nawasuji

A yokai that appear from a spiritual pathway called Nawasuji.

Narikama
Narikama

A type of Tsukumogami which is a yokai that a daily tool transformed after many years of usage. This one is a big pot.

Nami Kozou
Nami Kozou

A straw doll which was created by a monk to do right thing for people. Namikozou alerts weather change by making special wave sound for fishermen.

Nameonna
Nameonna

A woman who has cat-like tongue and loves to lick man's whole body.

Namekujira
Namekujira

A mixture of whale and slug.

Otobou Namazu
Otobou Namazu

A boss cat fish of a river which chases fisher men in saying "Odobou, Odobou!".

Nanatsume Onna
Nanatsume Onna

A female thief with seven eyes who steals anything and everything even while there's someone at home.

Nanahiro Nyoubou
Nanahiro Nyoubou

A gigantic woman with size of either neck or whole body in 12m high.

Nanahiro Gaeru
Nanahiro Gaeru

A princess of a castle killed while counting the depth of a moat on her run, turned into a frog counting the same and screams at seventh.

Nabesoko
Nabesoko

A raccoon dog which gives wealth to a family.

Dorotabou
Dorotabou

A grandfather who bought rice field for his son, but son never succeed farming and this monster appears in the field and scream "Give back my field".

Nade Zatou
Nade Zatou

No description found for this yokai.

Nagaido no Kai
Nagaido no Kai

An umbrella in the bottom of the sea point called Nagaido in Sado, transforms into a woman and chases anyone tries to grab the umbrella.

Nagare Andon
Nagare Andon

A ghost of a cheated woman appears from andon lamp at Shourou nagashi.

Nakitou
Nakitou

A war memorial monument which occurs a lot of supernatural foklores.

Tounai Gitsune
Tounai Gitsune

A bake gitsune which was good at transforming into a beautiful woman and tricked people. It got trapped and its ass burnt.

Tomokazuki
Tomokazuki

A yokai which transforms into exactly the same fisher man or ama(diving fisher women). If anyone see it and follow it will be killed.

Dounotsura
Dounotsura

A yokai with its face on its body.

Dodomeki
Dodomeki

A thief woman who's cursed and got as much eyes on her arm as the money she stole in the past.

Dochi
Dochi

A soft shell turtle which tried to bite local lord and got its jaw cut off.

Torima
Torima

A man with white hair, white kimono, and a spire appears and makes anyone go crazy. You need to calm down and maintain your mind straight to avoid any disaster.

Tofu Kozou
Tofu Kozou

A boy wearing kasa and holding a tofu with maple mark on a tray. He's harmless and usually used as a messenger or delivery by other yokai.

Mekurabe
Mekurabe

Numerous skulls forming one gigantic skull appeared in front of Tairano Kiyomori. Kiyomori stared back at the skull and the skull disappeared into the sun light.

Doutsuu Sama
Doutsuu Sama

A possession of snake. Owner of this snake would be wealthy and able to curse someone along with owner's will.

Doumo Koumo
Doumo Koumo

Connected heads of two doctors who died in the middle of competing their skills as a doctor.

Tentsurushi
Tentsurushi

A child appears hanging from the ceiling.

Tenjou Name
Tenjou Name

A yokai that licks ceiling.

Toire no Hanako san
Toire no Hanako san

Japanese modern urban myth that if you knock 3rd door of bathroom in 3rd floor of a school saying "Are you there Hanako", Hanako would answer and drag you in.

Toudaiki
Toudaiki

A human candle saucer used to be an Japanese mission to Tang China.

Tenjou Kudari
Tenjou Kudari

An ugly old woman appears hanging from the ceiling.

Tenka
Tenka

A mysterious fireball floating in the air that cause fire if left out.

Tenko
Tenko

A fox that lived over 1,000 years. It has 9 tails and eyes that can focus on thousands of miles away.

Tenkorobashi
Tenkorobashi

A ball-shaped yokai rolling down a hill with flashing light.

Ten
Ten

Marten that has spiritual power.

Tenji
Tenji

A yokai that appear at a cabin in a mountain of Hachijojima. It troubles cabin guards, but helps throwing food for them during a famine.

Raigou Nezumi
Raigou Nezumi

A monk who was betrayed by the emperor and enemy temple, transformed into a giant rat and attacked with 84,000 rats.

Tenaga Babaa
Tenaga Babaa

A giant old woman with insanely long arms which can reach to the sea while being in mountain.

TeraTsutsuki
TeraTsutsuki

A headman of a powerful family who believed Japanese ancient gods, killed by Buddhism worshipers, transformed into a woodpecker and destroyed temples.

Tegatagasa
Tegatagasa

A monk grappled and captured a monster came out of dark cloud, made the monster swear not to do anything bad to the local area by putting hand stamp on an umbrella.

Teoi Hebi
Teoi Hebi

A snake which was treated horribly until death, comes back with curse.