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Abbas Arif
July 22, 2015 

Japanese folklore is full of strange monsters, ghosts , and demons. A large number of these creatures can be classified as either y?kai or y?rei. The y?kai are generally what in English we would call "monsters", although some of them look like humans, and others are even inanimate objects like umbrellas. The y?rei are ghosts, often unable to move onto the next world because they died violently or are seeking revenge. While many of these creatures are bizarre and unique , the ones listed below are especially fascinating.

10 Interesting Creatures from Japanese Folklore

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Japanese folklore is full of strange monsters, ghosts , and demons. A large number of these creatures can be classified as either y?kai or y?rei. The y?kai are generally what in English we would call "monsters", although some of them look like humans, and others are even inanimate objects like umbrellas. The y?rei are ghosts, often unable to move onto the next world because they died violently or are seeking revenge. While many of these creatures are bizarre and unique , the ones listed below are especially fascinating.

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