Top Ten Coolest-Looking Asian Mythical CreaturesAsian mythologies are very interesting. Asian mythical creatures are pretty cool-looking and bizarre
The Top Ten
I'm trying to write a story about them. - RoseWeasley
I first heard of these creatures in Naruto and from TwilightKitsune's name. - Goku02
So cute! - Hermione_Granger220
Kitsune is a mythical creature from the Japanese mythology
Kitsune is depicted as a fox with powers and having tails from 1 to 9. The nine-tailed Kitsune, Kyuubi no Kitsune, is the strongest form of Kitsune. There are Chinese and Korean versions of the Kitsune: Huli Jing (origin of the Kitsune) and Gumiho - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX
looks like a dragon/lion/fox mutation with antlers on top. plus I looked this thing up, its name is kirin. and, isn't it supposed to be riding on a cloud?
They only appear during world peace, and under the rule of noble and enlightend leaderships.-Vestalis
Qilin (麒麟) is a mythical creature from the Chinese mythology
Qilin is depicted as an ox, horse, or deer with Chinese dragon features, like the head, mane, thick eyelashes, and beard, and with flames all over its body. In modern days, the depiction of Qilin is often fused with the concepts of the unicorn. Qilin is said to appear with the imminent arrival or passing of a sage or an illustrious ruler. In Japan, Qilin is known as Kirin - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX
These are decorated all over Chinatowns
Chinese dragon is a mythical creature from China (duh, obviously...)
There are many depictions of the Chinese dragon, but the most common one is a snake-like creature with 4 legs. Chinese dragon is the symbol of power, strength, and good luck for people who are worth it, and people who are excellent are usually compared to the Chinese dragon. Chinese dragon has the power to control water, rainfall, typhoons, and floods - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX
These are absolutely amazing! - Hermione_Granger220
The Pokemon Raikou is based on Raiju.
Raiju is a mythical creature from the Japanese mythology
Raiju is depicted as a blue-furred mammal, usually a cat, canine or a weasel, with the power of lightning. Raiju's cry sounds like thunder cracking. Raiju is the companion of Raijin, the Japanese God of lightning. Raiju is known to sleep in human's navel - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX
That's my 7th grade science teacher! - TwilightKitsune
She looks pretty, but sucking in the fetus and blood by shoving into the pregnant woman's mouth is, oh God I can't describe it...-Vestalis
Mananggal is a mythical creature from Filipino mythology
Manananggal is depicted as a hideous woman with bat wings. At day, she appears as a normal human, but at night, she shows her true form and hunts for fetus heart and blood. She goes to a house, separates her body, and seeks for a pregnant woman. Once she finds one, she'll use her long proboscis-like tounge to suck in the fetus heart and blood by shoving it into the pregnant woman's mouth. There's a way to repel the Manananggal: sprinkle salt on the vulnerable lower body. She won't be able to reconnect and will burn in the sunlight - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX
I dare a random peoples to say this 5 times fast.-Vestalis
basicaly a hydra fused with a horse
Uchchaihshravas is mythical creature from the Hindu mythology
Uchchaihshravas is depicted as a 7-headed snow-white flying horse, and is created during the churning of the milk ocean. He considered to be the king of all horses. Uchchaihshravas is often depicted as the vahana of Indra, the God-king of Heaven, but also depicted as the horse of Bali (not to be confused with the island in Indonesia), a demon king - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX
Bahamuth looks absolutely beastly. It should be number one.
Bahamut is a mythical creature from the Arabic Christian mythology
Bahamut it altered from Behemoth. Bahamut is depicted as a giant fish that acts as one of the 7 layers supporting the Earth. Sometimes depicted with an elephant or hippo head - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX
Bifang (毕方) is a mythical creature from the Chinese mythology
Bifang is depicted as a fire-eating crane with red markings, a white beak, and only 1 leg. Bifang's appearence is believed to be the sign of a big fire coming - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX
oohh yea! YOU PEOPLE THINK A ONE LEGGED BIRD THAT LIKES HOT SAUCE LOOKS FREAKING BADASS!
It looks much like a regular Tapir, but it's supposed to devour your nightmares.
it can eat nightmares. so it can solve that reaccuring naked in public nightmare.
(it can be a reward for the baku if yu look sexy with yur clothes off. tehehehe XD )
looks like a dragon mixed with a seahorse.
Name translates to "ghost whale". Bake-Kujira is a mythical creature from the Japanese mythology
Bake-Kujira is a Yōkai depicted as a skeleton whale accompanied with strange birds and fish. In a tale, a fisherman decided to catch it with a spear, but the spear just went through Bake-Kujira's body, and it floated away. Bake-Kujira is also said to bring misfortune and bad luck - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX
He is a river child AKA Kawatarō.-Vestalis
he is a f-in demon, so yea... apperantly their supposed to punish naughty children? correct me if I'm wrong.
Now that I thought of it, there is this blue oni based from a horror game that I know..-Vestalis
The Oni (鬼) is a mythical creature from Japanese mythology.
Oni (鬼) is a term commonly referred to ogre or demon. Come in MANY varieties, though they are commonly depicted to have red or blue skin, savage and unkempt hair, woth two or more horns protruding from their heads, oni are formed when a truly evil Himan dies; ending up in one of many Buddhist Hells, then becomes the ogreish servant of the great Lord Enma, King of Hell. The Oni are tasked by Enma to administer horrific and gruesome punishments, such as flaying the victims and crushing their bones with large iron clubs. Though sometimes, if a human is so utterly and truly wicked in life that his soul falls beyond any form of redemption, his flesh will contort and warp as he transforms into an Oni remaining on Earth.-Vestalis
The Manticore is a Persian legendary creature similar to the Egyptian sphinx. It has the body of a red lion, a human head (sometimes) with 3 rows of sharp teeth, sometimes bat-wings (dadadadadada BATMAN), and a trumpet-like voice.-Vestalis
It's said that this creature can read minds.
Santelmo is a mythical creature from the Filipino mythology
Santelmo is actually a weather phenomenon where luminous plasma glow in the distance. The name is short for St. Elmo's Fire. In the mythology, Santelmo is depicted as a humanoid creature covered in flames - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX
Fūjin ( 風神) or Futen is the Japanese god of the wind and one of the eldest Shinto gods.
He is portrayed as a terrifying (more like bad@ss) wizard-like demon, resembling a red-headed green-skinned humanoid wearing a leopard skin, carrying a large bag of winds on his shoulders.
In Japanese art, the deity is often depicted together with Raijin, the god of lightning, thunder and storms.
According to Fujiki, Fūjin (Shinatsuhiko) was born from Izanami, the goddess of creation and death, as well as Izanagi's former wife.-Vestalis