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In Japanese, Yokai is a broad and vague term that covers almost all monsters. Some Yokai is benevolent in Shintoism stories but evil in folklore. The Yokai introduced in this article are pure evil. Benevolent is the last word to describe them!
In Japanese, Yokai is a broad and vague term that covers almost all monsters, supernatural beings, ghosts, gods, possessed spirits, urban legends, and other strange phenomena. If you have played Onmyoji, watched the anime Natsume Yojimbo, or watched the Jeep Force movie, you will not be unfamiliar with them.
Fairy tales, ghost stories, and folklore... They are an indispensable part of cultures worldwide. In Japanese, Yokai refers to all monsters and supernatural beings, ghosts, gods, possessed spirits, urban legends, and other strange phenomena. In Japan, Yokai is a culture that nurtures its literature and art.