Top Ten Scariest Japanese Mythical Creatures and Urban LegendsThe Japanese mythology and urban legends has some of the weirdest and scariest creatures I know. You wouldn't wanna get into an encounter with one of these!
The Top Ten
Teke Teke is an urban legend about a girl who was sliced in half by a train. She now wanders around, cutting people's legs with a scythe. There's another version where she wanders in bathroom stalls, asking people where her legs are. If people don't answer "The Meishin Railways", she'll cut their legs off. Right... this is making me more afraid of bathrooms... - FireWasp2004
Jorōgumo is a spider woman. She seduces men, wraps them in her webs, poisons them, and eats them. There's also another version where she'll ask men to hold her baby, but once a man holds her baby, he'll be surprised to find out that her "baby" is actually thousand of spider eggs that will burst out - FireWasp2004
Hanako-san is an urban legend about a spirit of a girl who haunts school bathrooms. You can summon her (I don't think you'd do it but I'm telling you how anyway) by going to the 3rd stall in a school bathroom, knocking 3 times on the door, and asking "Are you there, Hanako-san? ", and then you'll hear her answer, "I'm here.". If you enter the stall you'll see a girl with a red skirt. There are some variations of Hanako-san - FireWasp2004
Kekkai is a type of Sankai, a Yokai born to a woman when care isn't provided during pregnancy. Once it's born, a Kekkai will bury itself under the house to kill its mother later - FireWasp2004
Gashadokuro is a giant skeleton made out of the bones of people who died of starvarion. A Gashadokuro grabs lone travelers, rips their heads off, and drinks their blood - FireWasp2004
Oshiroibaba is an elderly woman that carries a case filled with some kind of face powder. She also wears a large straw hat. She terrorize's women by blowing face powder to them, which causes her victim's face to fall off - FireWasp2004
Kamaitachi is a weasel demon with sickles as claws. They're often in a group of 3. The first one pushes you to the ground, the second one cuts your legs off, and the third one applies medicine so you won't bleed to death. They also move very, very, very fast. Imagine yourself walking around peacefully in a street, and you blinked, but when you open your eyes again, you're laying on the ground with your legs missing - FireWasp2004
This one just scares the crap out of me whenever I hear the story by that one youtuber. I'm getting sick of always hearing about the teke teke and kuchisake onna real fast...
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