Top Ten Weirdest Japanese Mythical Creatures

The Japanese mythology is a pretty interesting mythology. Some of the creatures can be really bizarre. What do you think is the weirdest one? Cast your votes and comment! Feel free to add more!

The Top Ten

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2 Wanyudo

The name means "Wheel monk". Also known as firewheel and soultaker. It's a burning cartwheel with the face of a man. It's a spirit of a man who likes to torment people by puttung them on carts. Wanyudo takes the soul of people who get too close - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

3 Rokurokubi

It's a woman with a really long neck. There's 2 versions of this: the one whose neck stretches and the one whose head fly around freely. A normal woman at day, but shows her true form at night - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

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5 Nuppeppo

Also known as the Nuppefuho. The name sounds kinda cute, until you know what it looks like and what it's made of. It's a living lump of human flesh found near graveyards that walks with its hands - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

6 Futakuchi-Onna

Name means "Two-mouthed woman". She's like a normal woman, but she has another mouth behind her head and her hair can be used to feed the other mouth, like hands - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

7 Mokumokuren

Name means "many eyes". Mokumokuren is a swarm of eyes appearing in sliding walls and sometimes on tatami floor mats. To remove it, patch up the holes on the sliding walls or mats - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

8 Aka-Manto

It's a monster that will ask you if you want red or blue paper. If you choose red, it will slice you up and until your clothes are red with blood. If you choose blue, it will choke you until your face turns blue. If you choose other colors, you're dragged to Hell. Safe answer? "No paper" - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

9 Yamajijii

Also known as Yamachichi or Yamanjii. It's an old man with 1 eye and 1 leg - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

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The Contenders

11 Harionago

Name means "barbed woman". It's a woman with beautiful hair, but each hair has sharp barb-like tips - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

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