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24th Jun '17 4:32:36 PM ChrisX
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* Kappa make an appearance in ''VideoGame/{{Nioh}}'' where they are special {{Youkai}} that drop very rare loot.

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* Kappa make an appearance in ''VideoGame/{{Nioh}}'' where they are special {{Youkai}} that drop very rare loot.loot, but tends to run away when encountered, and if they ever sneak up on the player, they can execute a very painful AssShove.
30th Apr '17 1:19:13 PM nombretomado
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* ''Franchise/HarvestMoon:''

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* ''Franchise/HarvestMoon:'' ''VideoGame/HarvestMoon:''
20th Feb '17 8:35:00 PM hardesthardcoregamer
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* Kappa make an appearance in ''VideoGame/{{Nioh}}'' where they are special {{Youkai}} that drop very rare loot.
9th Feb '17 11:43:01 PM ChrisX
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* ''VideoGame/{{Smite}}'': The Kappa king Kuzenbo is one of the playable 'deities' there. He's not a God, but the game has included famous monsters from myth like Medusa, Fafnir or Bakasura, so Kuzenbo gets a pass to represent one of the most famous {{Youkai}} from the myth.
14th Jan '17 9:13:38 PM MagnusForce
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* The usual Japanese interpretation of the character of Sha Wujing (though they call him Sa Gojyo) from ''Literature/JourneyToTheWest'' is that he's a kappa, or at least something very similar to one.

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* The usual Japanese interpretation of the character of Sha Wujing (though they call him Sa Gojyo) from ''Literature/JourneyToTheWest'' is that he's a kappa, or at least something very similar to one. As mentioned above though, he was an aquatic {{oni}} in the original Chinese version.
8th Jan '17 4:44:19 PM nombretomado
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* An early issue of ''UsagiYojimbo'' featured a story called simply "Kappa", which referenced most of the distinct aspects of the legend.

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* An early issue of ''UsagiYojimbo'' ''ComicBook/UsagiYojimbo'' featured a story called simply "Kappa", which referenced most of the distinct aspects of the legend.
7th Jan '17 12:42:08 PM MagnusForce
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* Kappas were included in ''TabletopGame/Pathfinder'''s third ''Bestiary''.

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* Kappas were included in ''TabletopGame/Pathfinder'''s ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'''s third ''Bestiary''.
6th Jan '17 6:35:03 PM MagnusForce
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* The kappa movie to end all kappa movies has ''got'' to be Tomo'o Haraguchi's ''Death Kappa'', in which the title character begins the film as the friendly guardian of a village shrine, befriends a a girl who becomes a national singing star, runs afoul of Nazi super-science baddies and ends up as a Godzilla-sized rampaging monster [[spoiler: who can only be tamed by the village girl singing his favorite tune]].

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* The kappa movie to end all kappa movies has ''got'' to be Tomo'o Haraguchi's ''Death Kappa'', in which the title character begins the film as the friendly guardian of a village shrine, befriends a a girl who becomes a national singing star, runs afoul of Nazi super-science baddies and ends up as [[{{Kaiju}} a Godzilla-sized rampaging monster monster]] [[spoiler: who can only be tamed by the village girl singing his favorite tune]].



** In the ''Series/UltraSeven'' "Challenge from the Water", kappas are actually aquatic aliens intent on conquering Earth with their vaguely kappa-like {{Kaiju}} Tepeto.

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** In the ''Series/UltraSeven'' episode "Challenge from the Water", kappas are actually aquatic amphibious aliens intent on conquering Earth with their vaguely kappa-like {{Kaiju}} Tepeto.


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* Kappas were included in ''TabletopGame/Pathfinder'''s third ''Bestiary''.
6th Jan '17 6:27:53 PM MagnusForce
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* Kappa-based monsters have also appeared in the ''Franchise/UltraSeries'' as a MonsterOfTheWeek.
** In the ''Series/UltraSeven'' "Challenge from the Water", kappas are actually aquatic aliens intent on conquering Earth with their vaguely kappa-like {{Kaiju}} Tepeto.
** In the ''Series/UltramanAce'' episode "Mystery of the Kappa's Residence", [[BigBad Yapool]] unleashes his newest monster to Earth -- King Kappa, a giant monster that disguises itself as a swimming pool by only leaving its water-filled depression visible.
** An actual kappa appeared in the ''Series/UltramanCosmos'' episode "Kappa's Village" where a kappa named Kawanoji is accidentally angered by the characters, so he turns himself gigantic to wreak havoc. He even sumo wrestles the title hero.
14th Sep '16 4:36:11 PM zarpaulus
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* In book 3 of ''Literature/SpiritHunters'' Sura and Chiri run into a kappa with the foresight to tie a leather cap to the top of his head.
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