Published On: Mon, Feb 17th, 2014

7 Types of Yokai – Japan’s Snow Monsters

Image by Pawel Pacholec

Image by Pawel Pacholec

In the frozen north of the Japan, the snow piles deep and high and brings monsters. Whether riding on the avalanche, or coming in the guise of a beautiful young woman or a little lost boy, or hoping on one leg, Japan’s snow yokai are as varied and miraculous as any in folklore.

Some are dangerous. Some are famous. Some are sad. Some are spectacular.

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