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A Kamaitachi who appears in Saishinban GeGeGe no Kitaro and the 1985 anime.

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A Kamaitachi who appears in Saishinban GeGeGe [=GeGeGe=] no Kitaro and the 1985 anime.

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[[folder:Kusa-Kamaitachi]]
A Kamaitachi who appears in Saishinban GeGeGe no Kitaro and the 1985 anime.
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* BlowYouAway: Can create powerful winds and is normally accompanied by a tornado surrounding him.
* {{Kamaitachi}}: Unlike the Yokai Castle Kamaitachi, this one has the standard appearance, being an actual weasle with sickle hands.
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* Archenemy: Has one in the form of the Karasu-Tengu who sealed his powers away.

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* Archenemy: {{Archenemy}}: Has one in the form of the Karasu-Tengu who sealed his powers away.



* Really700: Has lived in Japan since the Meiji restoration.

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* Really700: Really700YearsOld: Has lived in Japan since the Meiji restoration.



* SparedByTheAdaption: He does not get eaten Yakanzuru in the 2018 anime, instead he retreats while swearing his revenge.

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* SparedByTheAdaption: SparedByTheAdaptation: He does not get eaten Yakanzuru in the 2018 anime, instead he retreats while swearing his revenge.


[[folder:Vampire Elite]]
->'''Voiced by:''' Kosaku Sugiura (1968), Shirou Sano (1996), Tarou Ishida (2007), Creator/RyuseiNakao (2018)

A vampire guitarist who lures his prey with his beautiful serenade.

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[[folder:Vampire Elite]]
->'''Voiced by:''' Kosaku Sugiura (1968), Shirou Sano (1996), Tarou Ishida (2007), Creator/RyuseiNakao (2018)

A vampire guitarist who lures
[[folder: Belial]]
An akuma from Portugal, came to Japan during the Meiji restoration and lost
his prey with powers because of a Karasu-Tengu. After 100 years he regains his beautiful serenade.powers and sets off for revenge.



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: He is given a sister in the 1996 anime, a vampire bat named Tina. He loves his sister dearly, [[spoiler: so much so that his goal was to turn her into a vampire as well.]]
* KillItWithFire: Several adaptations depict his death this way, usually burning within a building.
* MindControlMusic: Using his guitar he can mind-control anyone he wishes.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname:[[spoiler: Subverted. He is usually known as Vampire Elite, however his real name is Johnny.]]
* SparedByTheAdaptation:[[spoiler: In the 1996 anime, he survives the fire but is reduced back to his vampire bat form.]]

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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: He is given a sister Archenemy: Has one in the 1996 anime, a vampire bat named Tina. He loves form of the Karasu-Tengu who sealed his sister dearly, [[spoiler: so much so powers away.
* OurDemonsAreDifferent: He appears as a man wearing aristocratic clothing
that his goal was to turn her into a vampire as well.]]
* KillItWithFire: Several adaptations depict his death this way, usually burning within a building.
* MindControlMusic: Using his guitar he
can mind-control anyone he wishes.
use black magic.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname:[[spoiler: Subverted. He is usually known as Vampire Elite, however his real name is Johnny.]]
* SparedByTheAdaptation:[[spoiler: In
Really700: Has lived in Japan since the 1996 anime, he survives the fire but is reduced back to his vampire bat form.]]Meiji restoration.



[[folder:La Seine]]
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/KenjiUtsumi (1968), Creator/NobuoTobita (2018)

A noble vampire who is accompanied by a human named Mammoth.

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[[folder:La Seine]]
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/KenjiUtsumi (1968), Creator/NobuoTobita (2018)

A noble vampire
[[folder: Buer]]
An akuma
who is accompanied by a human named Mammoth.able to manipulate hands.



* AdaptationDyeJob: Normally depicted with dark hair (presumably black), the 2018 anime makes him a blond.
* AgeLift: Is a child in the 2018 anime.
* BlackEyesOfEvil: The 2018 anime gives him black sclerae and he is ''very'' dangerous.
* DiesDifferentlyInAdaptation: [[spoiler:In the 2018 anime, where he and Mammoth managed to escape the burning room, he is finished off by Rei using the fire from the cabin with the use of a fire yokai's power.]]
* KillItWithFire: Is killed by fire in all adaptations he appears in. [[spoiler: Even in his appearance in the 2018 anime, where he escapes the burning cabin, he's quickly finished off by Rei using the powers of a fire yokai.]]
* YouDontLookLikeYou: His appearance in the 2018 anime is drastically different, looking like a child with wild messy blonde hair instead of his usual elegant adult appearance.

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* AdaptationDyeJob: Normally depicted with dark hair (presumably black), the 2018 anime makes him a blond.
* AgeLift: Is a child
EatenAlive: His fate in the 2018 anime.
* BlackEyesOfEvil: The 2018 anime gives him black sclerae and he
most of his appearances is ''very'' dangerous.
getting eaten by Yakanzuru.
* DiesDifferentlyInAdaptation: [[spoiler:In MadDoctor: In the 2018 anime, where he and Mammoth managed to escape the burning room, he Buer as a surgeon.
* OurDemonsAreDifferent: His true form
is finished off a large head surrounded by Rei using the fire from the cabin with the use of a fire yokai's power.]]
* KillItWithFire: Is killed by fire
five goat legs pointing in all adaptations he appears in. [[spoiler: Even in his appearance different directions.
* SparedByTheAdaption: He does not get eaten Yakanzuru
in the 2018 anime, where he escapes the burning cabin, he's quickly finished off by Rei using the powers of a fire yokai.]]
* YouDontLookLikeYou: His appearance in the 2018 anime is drastically different, looking like a child with wild messy blonde hair
instead of he retreats while swearing his usual elegant adult appearance.revenge.
* XRayVision: As he is about to perform an operation on Yayoi, he sees through her body and identifies where the Ring of Arcana lies within.



!!Chinese Yokai
[[folder:Gahi]]
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/NaokoMatsui (2007), Creator/HikaruMidorikawa (2018)

A giant floating head yokai from China, normally serves under Qi. Can assume a human form from the 2007 anime onward.

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!!Chinese Yokai
[[folder:Gahi]]
[[folder:Vampire Elite]]
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/NaokoMatsui Kosaku Sugiura (1968), Shirou Sano (1996), Tarou Ishida (2007), Creator/HikaruMidorikawa Creator/RyuseiNakao (2018)

A giant floating head yokai from China, normally serves under Qi. Can assume a human form from the 2007 anime onward.vampire guitarist who lures his prey with his beautiful serenade.



* AdaptationDyeJob: Has blonde hair in the 1985 anime, purple hair in the 2007 anime and light blue hair in the 2018 anime.
* AmbiguousGender: In the 1985 anime, because they didn't assume a human form it's unknown whether they were male or female.
* AnimeChineseGirl: Took this as her human form in the 2007 anime.
* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Averted in the 2018 anime, Gahi at first appear to be this being a nice handsome man who has a girl named Yuna falling into a relationship with him, but his true colors show by the end.
* EvilIsSexy: Both the 2007 and the 2018 anime Gahi uses their human form to seduce people:
** The former doing so to the South Asian Five to aid her in defeating Kitaro.
** The latter to Yuna into helping him collect people for him to eat their souls.
* FlyingFace: The true form of Gahi is a a giant floating head with long flowing hair and a mouth blocked by its large tongue.
* GenderFlip: A female in the 2007 anime, while a male in the 2018 anime.
* LightIsNotGood: The Gahi from the 2018 anime has light blue hair and wears a white Changshan but tricks a girl into helping him consume human souls.
* LongHairedPrettyBoy: In the 2018 anime, Gahi's human form resembles this.
* PointyEars: Has these in the 2018 anime to indicate he's a yokai.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: Gahi has red eyes in both his true and human forms and planned on consuming the souls of humans.
* SealedEvilInACan: In the 2018 anime, Gahi was sealed within a scroll kept by Sunakake-Babaa.
* SoulEating: In the 2018 anime at least.

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* AdaptationDyeJob: Has blonde hair EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: He is given a sister in the 1985 1996 anime, purple hair in the 2007 anime and light blue hair in the 2018 anime.
* AmbiguousGender: In the 1985 anime, because they didn't assume
a human form it's unknown whether they were male or female.
* AnimeChineseGirl: Took this as her human form in the 2007 anime.
* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Averted in the 2018 anime, Gahi at first appear to be this being a nice handsome man who has a girl
vampire bat named Yuna falling Tina. He loves his sister dearly, [[spoiler: so much so that his goal was to turn her into a relationship with him, but vampire as well.]]
* KillItWithFire: Several adaptations depict
his true colors show by the end.
* EvilIsSexy: Both the 2007 and the 2018 anime Gahi uses their human form to seduce people:
** The former doing so to the South Asian Five to aid her in defeating Kitaro.
** The latter to Yuna into helping him collect people for him to eat their souls.
* FlyingFace: The true form of Gahi is a a giant floating head with long flowing hair and a mouth blocked by its large tongue.
* GenderFlip: A female in the 2007 anime, while a male in the 2018 anime.
* LightIsNotGood: The Gahi from the 2018 anime has light blue hair and wears a white Changshan but tricks a girl into helping him consume human souls.
* LongHairedPrettyBoy: In the 2018 anime, Gahi's human form resembles this.
* PointyEars: Has these in the 2018 anime to indicate he's a yokai.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: Gahi has red eyes in both his true and human forms and planned on consuming the souls of humans.
* SealedEvilInACan: In the 2018 anime, Gahi was sealed
death this way, usually burning within a scroll kept by Sunakake-Babaa.
building.
* SoulEating: MindControlMusic: Using his guitar he can mind-control anyone he wishes.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname:[[spoiler: Subverted. He is usually known as Vampire Elite, however his real name is Johnny.]]
* SparedByTheAdaptation:[[spoiler:
In the 2018 anime at least.1996 anime, he survives the fire but is reduced back to his vampire bat form.]]



[[folder:Yasha]]
->'''Voiced by:''' Kosaku Sugiura (1968), Ryuuji Saikachi (1985), Creator/KoichiHashimoto (1996), Creator/RyuzaburoOtomo (2007)

A yokai guitarist who uses his beautiful serenades to lure victims.

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[[folder:Yasha]]
[[folder:La Seine]]
->'''Voiced by:''' Kosaku Sugiura Creator/KenjiUtsumi (1968), Ryuuji Saikachi (1985), Creator/KoichiHashimoto (1996), Creator/RyuzaburoOtomo (2007)

Creator/NobuoTobita (2018)

A yokai guitarist noble vampire who uses his beautiful serenades to lure victims.is accompanied by a human named Mammoth.



* AdaptationDyeJob: Depicted with light-colored hair in the manga and 1968 anime, navy in the 1985 anime, blue in the 1996 anime, green in the 2007 and Hakaba anime and white hair in the 2018 anime.
* BadSanta: In the 2018 anime he possesses people wearing Santa costumes to lure children so he could drain their life force.
* BlackEyesOfEvil: Has black sclerae in the 2007 anime. Not him per se in the 2018 anime, but his hosts gain completely black eyes.
* KillItWithFire: Is killed this way in the 1968 anime.
* MindControlMusic: In the 2007 anime, he was able to mind control an entire crowd into becoming his minions.
* PuppeteerParasite: The 2018 anime gives him more control over his human host unlike past series.
* PrehensileHair: Being made out of hair he is able to entangle his target with his own body.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: His eyes glow red in the 2018 anime.
* SoulEating: His usual modus operandi.
* WouldHurtAChild: His victims in the 1996 and 2018 anime all consists of young children.

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* AdaptationDyeJob: Depicted Normally depicted with light-colored dark hair in (presumably black), the manga and 1968 anime, navy in the 1985 anime, blue in the 1996 anime, green in the 2007 and Hakaba 2018 anime and white hair makes him a blond.
* AgeLift: Is a child
in the 2018 anime.
* BadSanta: In the 2018 anime he possesses people wearing Santa costumes to lure children so he could drain their life force.
*
BlackEyesOfEvil: Has The 2018 anime gives him black sclerae in the 2007 anime. Not him per se in and he is ''very'' dangerous.
* DiesDifferentlyInAdaptation: [[spoiler:In
the 2018 anime, but his hosts gain completely black eyes.
where he and Mammoth managed to escape the burning room, he is finished off by Rei using the fire from the cabin with the use of a fire yokai's power.]]
* KillItWithFire: Is killed this way by fire in the 1968 anime.
* MindControlMusic: In the 2007 anime,
all adaptations he was able to mind control an entire crowd into becoming appears in. [[spoiler: Even in his minions.
* PuppeteerParasite: The 2018 anime gives him more control over his human host unlike past series.
* PrehensileHair: Being made out of hair he is able to entangle his target with his own body.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: His eyes glow red
appearance in the 2018 anime.
anime, where he escapes the burning cabin, he's quickly finished off by Rei using the powers of a fire yokai.]]
* SoulEating: YouDontLookLikeYou: His usual modus operandi.
* WouldHurtAChild: His victims
appearance in the 1996 and 2018 anime all consists is drastically different, looking like a child with wild messy blonde hair instead of young children.his usual elegant adult appearance.



!!Other Foreign Yokai
[[folder:Pii and Monroe]]
->'''Pii is voiced by:''' Taimei Suzuki (1971), Hiroshi Otake (1985), Creator/YusakuYara (1996), Creator/{{Chafurin}} (2007), Creator/TakumiYamazaki (2018)
->'''Monroe is voiced by:''' Keiko Yamamoto (1971), Mariko Mukai (1985), Creator/AsakoDodo (1996), Yoko Kawanami (2007), Kyoko Irokawa (2018)

A vampire couple from South Asia.

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!!Other Foreign !!Chinese Yokai
[[folder:Pii and Monroe]]
->'''Pii is voiced
[[folder:Gahi]]
->'''Voiced
by:''' Taimei Suzuki (1971), Hiroshi Otake (1985), Creator/YusakuYara (1996), Creator/{{Chafurin}} Creator/NaokoMatsui (2007), Creator/TakumiYamazaki (2018)
->'''Monroe is voiced by:''' Keiko Yamamoto (1971), Mariko Mukai (1985), Creator/AsakoDodo (1996), Yoko Kawanami (2007), Kyoko Irokawa
Creator/HikaruMidorikawa (2018)

A vampire couple giant floating head yokai from South Asia.China, normally serves under Qi. Can assume a human form from the 2007 anime onward.


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* AdaptationDyeJob: Has blonde hair in the 1985 anime, purple hair in the 2007 anime and light blue hair in the 2018 anime.
* AmbiguousGender: In the 1985 anime, because they didn't assume a human form it's unknown whether they were male or female.
* AnimeChineseGirl: Took this as her human form in the 2007 anime.
* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Averted in the 2018 anime, Gahi at first appear to be this being a nice handsome man who has a girl named Yuna falling into a relationship with him, but his true colors show by the end.
* EvilIsSexy: Both the 2007 and the 2018 anime Gahi uses their human form to seduce people:
** The former doing so to the South Asian Five to aid her in defeating Kitaro.
** The latter to Yuna into helping him collect people for him to eat their souls.
* FlyingFace: The true form of Gahi is a a giant floating head with long flowing hair and a mouth blocked by its large tongue.
* GenderFlip: A female in the 2007 anime, while a male in the 2018 anime.
* LightIsNotGood: The Gahi from the 2018 anime has light blue hair and wears a white Changshan but tricks a girl into helping him consume human souls.
* LongHairedPrettyBoy: In the 2018 anime, Gahi's human form resembles this.
* PointyEars: Has these in the 2018 anime to indicate he's a yokai.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: Gahi has red eyes in both his true and human forms and planned on consuming the souls of humans.
* SealedEvilInACan: In the 2018 anime, Gahi was sealed within a scroll kept by Sunakake-Babaa.
* SoulEating: In the 2018 anime at least.
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[[folder:Yasha]]
->'''Voiced by:''' Kosaku Sugiura (1968), Ryuuji Saikachi (1985), Creator/KoichiHashimoto (1996), Creator/RyuzaburoOtomo (2007)

A yokai guitarist who uses his beautiful serenades to lure victims.
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* AdaptationDyeJob: Depicted with light-colored hair in the manga and 1968 anime, navy in the 1985 anime, blue in the 1996 anime, green in the 2007 and Hakaba anime and white hair in the 2018 anime.
* BadSanta: In the 2018 anime he possesses people wearing Santa costumes to lure children so he could drain their life force.
* BlackEyesOfEvil: Has black sclerae in the 2007 anime. Not him per se in the 2018 anime, but his hosts gain completely black eyes.
* KillItWithFire: Is killed this way in the 1968 anime.
* MindControlMusic: In the 2007 anime, he was able to mind control an entire crowd into becoming his minions.
* PuppeteerParasite: The 2018 anime gives him more control over his human host unlike past series.
* PrehensileHair: Being made out of hair he is able to entangle his target with his own body.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: His eyes glow red in the 2018 anime.
* SoulEating: His usual modus operandi.
* WouldHurtAChild: His victims in the 1996 and 2018 anime all consists of young children.
[[/folder]]

!!Other Foreign Yokai
[[folder:Pii and Monroe]]
->'''Pii is voiced by:''' Taimei Suzuki (1971), Hiroshi Otake (1985), Creator/YusakuYara (1996), Creator/{{Chafurin}} (2007), Creator/TakumiYamazaki (2018)
->'''Monroe is voiced by:''' Keiko Yamamoto (1971), Mariko Mukai (1985), Creator/AsakoDodo (1996), Yoko Kawanami (2007), Kyoko Irokawa (2018)

A vampire couple from South Asia.
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* AdaptationDyeJob: Has brown hair in the 1985 and 2018 anime, in the 1996 anime their hair is red-violet.



* VoiceChangling: In the 2007 anime he can perfectly imitate the voices of others.

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* VoiceChangling: VoiceChangeling: In the 2007 anime he can perfectly imitate the voices of others.


* AdaptationPersonalityChange: Depending on the series, certain characters are either already good despite originally portrayed as antagonistic or started of bad but reformed later on.

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* AdaptationPersonalityChange: Depending on the series, certain characters are either already good despite originally portrayed as antagonistic or started of off bad but reformed later on.



* MeaningfulName: Nearly every yokai's name correlates to what they are, what they do or where they live.

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* MeaningfulName: Nearly every yokai's name correlates to what they are, what they do do, or where they live.



* OurGhostsAreDifferent: Yurei are a class of yokai, born from deceased humans.

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* OurGhostsAreDifferent: Yurei are is a class of yokai, born from deceased humans.



* RaceNameBasis: Tends to happen when only an individual of a race, if there are others shown, is the focus. Most prominently are the Yokai of large groups such as Tsurube-Bi, Kijimuna or Bake-Garasu.

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* RaceNameBasis: Tends to happen when only an individual of a race, if there are others shown, is the focus. Most prominently are the Yokai of large groups such as Tsurube-Bi, Kijimuna Kijimuna, or Bake-Garasu.



* SingleSpecimenSpecies: ZigZagged, depending on the yokai and adaptation, there may only be one individual of a species or an entire race of them. Usual aversions are the Kappas, Kitsune, Tanuki and Tsukumogami.

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* SingleSpecimenSpecies: ZigZagged, depending on the yokai and adaptation, there may only be one individual of a species or an entire race of them. Usual aversions are the Kappas, Kitsune, Tanuki Tanuki, and Tsukumogami.



* LongNeck: Usually appears as a normal woman, she can stretch her neck to a impressive length.

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* LongNeck: Usually appears as a normal woman, she can stretch her neck to a an impressive length.



A yokai who eat filth off from the ceilings.

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A yokai who eat eats filth off from the ceilings.



Nurikabe's wife and children that appear in the 2007 anime.

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Nurikabe's wife and children that children, they appear in the 2007 anime.



A mountain spirit who echoes people yelling " hello" in the mountain.

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A mountain spirit who echoes back to people yelling " hello" in the mountain.



A yokai who shouts his name as way to scare humans.

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A yokai who shouts his name as a way to scare humans.



A Yuki-Onna who gets in a relationship with a human boy named Shun.

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A young Yuki-Onna who that gets in into a relationship with a human boy named Shun.



A yokai haunting the girls bathroom in Mana's school who is friends with Neko-Musume.

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A yokai haunting the girls girls' bathroom in Mana's school who is friends with Neko-Musume.



* FriendlyGhost: She's friends with the Neko-Musume and the others and doesn't harm the humans of the school she haunts. She also helps evacuate the humans during the Nanashi incident.

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* FriendlyGhost: She's friends with the Neko-Musume and the others and doesn't harm the humans of the school she haunts. She also helps evacuate the humans during the Nanashi incident.



* PerceptionFilter: Is able to turn herself invisible in front of humans.



* BarefootPoverty: As a poverty spirit, Binbōgami resembles a vagabond with MessyHair, dirty clothes and barefeet.

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* BarefootPoverty: As a poverty spirit, Binbōgami resembles a vagabond with MessyHair, dirty clothes clothes, and barefeet.bare feet.



* JerkassHasAPoint: He's kind of grouchy and brings poverty to the people he haunts, however he point out that money can get over ones head, making them greedy.

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* JerkassHasAPoint: He's kind of grouchy and brings poverty to the people he haunts, however but he point points out that money can get over ones one's head, making them greedy.



* DemolitionsExpert: His primary job in his first appearance was bombing train stations and public areas with disguised bombs, all hand made. He was definitely not the type to lose his cool during this, lest he give his game away.

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* DemolitionsExpert: His primary job in his first appearance was bombing train stations and public areas with disguised bombs, all hand made. He was definitely not the type to lose his cool during this, lest he give gives his game away.



** His reappearance in the 2018 anime has him bomb a politician car cause he refuses to accept a bribe.

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** His reappearance in the 2018 anime has him bomb a politician politician's car cause he refuses to accept a bribe.



* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler: In the finale of the 2018 anime, after all his plans are foiled, rather than live in atonement for his actions and for all the humans and yokai killed, he instead takes his own life by blowing himself up.]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler: In the finale of the 2018 anime, after all of his plans are foiled, rather than live in atonement for his actions and for all the humans and yokai killed, he instead takes his own life by blowing himself up.]]



* EvilOldFolks: Even for a Yokai, he's pretty long lived.

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* EvilOldFolks: Even for a Yokai, he's pretty long lived.long-lived.



* ElementNumberFive: His seals he places on Mana are based off of the five elements of Wu Xing: Fire, Wood, Earth, Metal and Water.

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* ElementNumberFive: His seals he places on Mana are based off of on the five elements of Wu Xing: Fire, Wood, Earth, Metal Metal, and Water.



* GeometricMagic: He can summon yokai with upside down pentagrams.

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* GeometricMagic: He can summon yokai with upside down upside-down pentagrams.



* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: [[spoiler:His parents were a human and a yokai who were killed because their races condemned their MalignedMixedMarriage. Nanashi wasn't even allowed to be born and receive a name from his parents, was never given any love and his spirit was corrupted by the negative emotions of both human and yokai. He turns Mana into a vessel of malice to give himself the form and power to destroy the world. Nezumi Otoko and Mana can understand Nanashi is suffering because neither humans or yokai ever accepted him and thinks the world would be better off without either of them.]]

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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: [[spoiler:His parents were a human and a yokai who were killed because their races condemned their MalignedMixedMarriage. Nanashi wasn't even allowed to be born and receive a name from his parents, was never given any love and his spirit was corrupted by the negative emotions of both human humans and yokai. He turns Mana into a vessel of malice to give himself the form and power to destroy the world. Nezumi Otoko and Mana can understand Nanashi is suffering because neither humans or yokai ever accepted him and thinks the world would be better off without either of them.]]



* AdaptationalBackstoryChange: In the original manga it was said to not be a yokai at all, but a lifeform from deep underground that evolved completely differently from surface dwellers. Other series went with the simpler explanation of it being a yokai, though the 1996 version pulled a left field and claimed it was a space alien.

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* AdaptationalBackstoryChange: In the original manga it was said to not be a yokai at all, but a lifeform from deep underground that evolved completely differently from surface dwellers. Other series went with the simpler explanation of it being a yokai, though the 1996 version pulled a left field left-field and claimed it was a space alien.



* RequiredSecondaryPowers: Averted. Unfortunately it is not immune to its own vampire tree seeds, as is the case in the 1968 anime where it is stopped by its seeds when they were planted in it.

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* RequiredSecondaryPowers: Averted. Unfortunately Unfortunately, it is not immune to its own vampire tree seeds, as is the case in the 1968 anime where it is stopped by its seeds when they were planted in it.



* BlowYouAway: His main power, he is able to inhale air to grow larger.

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* BlowYouAway: His main power, where he is able to inhale air to grow larger.



* WeaksauceWeakness: If a human rolls over and chants "Miage-Nyudo, I've see through you", Miage-Nyudo disappears. Mana got him with this twice. The limitation of a human needing to say this is not needed in the 1996 anime, as Kitaro was able to do this after defeating him.

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* WeaksauceWeakness: If a human rolls over and chants "Miage-Nyudo, I've see seen through you", Miage-Nyudo disappears. Mana got him with this twice. The limitation of a human needing to say this is not needed in the 1996 anime, as Kitaro was able to do this after defeating him.



* {{Cephalothorax}}: Tantanbo is giant head that stomps on people.

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* {{Cephalothorax}}: Tantanbo is a giant head that stomps on people.



A yokai woman with a mouth on the back of her head and a pair of snakes as part of her hair, another member of the ylkai castle trio.

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A yokai woman with a mouth on the back of her head and a pair of snakes as part of her hair, another member of the ylkai yokai castle trio.



* AdaptationDyeJob: Usually portrayed with dark hair colors, such as black (1968 anime), dark blue (1985 & 1996 anime) and violet (2007 anime). However, she has white hair in the 2018 anime.

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* AdaptationDyeJob: Usually portrayed with dark hair colors, such as black (1968 anime), dark blue (1985 & 1996 anime) anime), and violet (2007 anime). However, she has white hair in the 2018 anime.



The last member of the yokai castle trio, can turn his arms into sickles.

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The last member of the yokai castle trio, he can turn his arms into sickles.



* AscendedExtra: Usually restricted to just the being a member of the Yokai Castle trio, the 2007 anime gives him the role of becoming a recurring antagonist under Nurarihyon's group.

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* AscendedExtra: Usually restricted to just the being a member of the Yokai Castle trio, the 2007 anime gives him the role of becoming a recurring antagonist under Nurarihyon's group.



* AdaptationDyeJob: Has purple skin in the 1985 anime, normal skin in the 1996 anime and blue skin in the 2018 anime.

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* AdaptationDyeJob: Has purple skin in the 1985 anime, normal skin in the 1996 anime anime, and blue skin in the 2018 anime.



* {{Cephalothorax}}: A large human head in the middle of wheel.
* TakenForGranite: He has the power to turn others into diamonds with his breath, [[RequiredSecondaryPowers unfortunately he himself is not immune to this]].

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* {{Cephalothorax}}: A large human head in the middle of a wheel.
* TakenForGranite: He has the power to turn others into diamonds with his breath, [[RequiredSecondaryPowers unfortunately unfortunately, he himself is not immune to this]].



* BroughtDownToBadass:[[spoiler: After Medama-Oyaji breaks the Bell of Dream Control, she's unable to bring people into the Dream World. She's still a yokai however, and her smile at the end of her episode implies she has more up her sleeve...]]
* CanonForeigner: Is exclusive to the 2018 anime.

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* BroughtDownToBadass:[[spoiler: After Medama-Oyaji breaks the Bell of Dream Control, she's unable to bring people into the Dream World. She's still a yokai yokai, however, and her smile at the end of her episode implies she has more up her sleeve...]]
* CanonForeigner: Is She is exclusive to the 2018 anime.



* RideTheRainbow: An additional use of the bell is to create a rainbow bridge which leads to the Dream World.

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* RideTheRainbow: An additional use of the bell is to create a rainbow bridge which that leads to the Dream World.

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* TheAlmightyDollar: He can bring monetary fortune to those of the home he inhabits.

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* ShownTheirWork: Yosuke-kun is an actual urban legend, being a [[https://www.nichibun.ac.jp/YoukaiCard/2210104.html variant]] of the Hanako-san myth.

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[[folder:Yobuko]]
A mountain spirit who echoes people yelling " hello" in the mountain.
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* VoiceChangling: In the 2007 anime he can perfectly imitate the voices of others.
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* BadWithTheBone: He managed to pull a surprise attack on Kitaro by releasing skeletal arms from his mouth to grab and subsequently eat him in the 2007 anime.


!!Seven School Mysteries
[[folder:In General]]

Mischievous yokai who haunts schools and prank humans.

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!!Seven School Mysteries
[[folder:In General]]

Mischievous yokai
[[folder:Yuki]]
A Yuki-Onna
who haunts schools and prank humans.gets in a relationship with a human boy named Shun.



* BeastWithAHumanFace: The Jinmenken that roams the connecting corridors is this.
* LivingStatue: The weeping statue, the laughing anatomical model and the running Kinjiro Ninomiya statues are these.
* ThePianoPlayer: The picture of Beethoven coming out to play the piano.
* NoHistoricalFiguresWereHarmed: Two of the mysterious are this, the portrait of Beethoven and the Kinjiro Ninomiya Statue.
* TheSevenMysteries
* TearsOfBlood: The weeping statue that cries blood in the art room.

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* BeastWithAHumanFace: The Jinmenken that roams AnIcePerson: Being a Yuki-Onna, she has the connecting corridors is this.
power to generate small snowstorms.
* LivingStatue: The weeping statue, CanonForeigner: Is exclusive to the laughing anatomical model and the running Kinjiro Ninomiya statues are these.
2018 anime.
* ThePianoPlayer: The picture of Beethoven coming out HumanMomNonhumanDad: Inverted, her mother's a Yuki-Onna while her father was human.
* MysticalWhiteHair: Has long white hair, a normal trait among Yuki-Onna in Kitaro.
* RapunzelHair: Her hair reaches down
to play the piano.
* NoHistoricalFiguresWereHarmed: Two of the mysterious are this, the portrait of Beethoven and the Kinjiro Ninomiya Statue.
* TheSevenMysteries
* TearsOfBlood: The weeping statue that cries blood in the art room.
her waist.



[[folder:Hanako-san]]
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/AyaneSakura (2018)

A yokai haunting the girls bathroom in Mana's school who is friends with Neko-Musume.

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[[folder:Hanako-san]]
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/AyaneSakura (2018)

A
!!Seven School Mysteries
[[folder:In General]]

Mischievous
yokai haunting the girls bathroom in Mana's school who is friends with Neko-Musume.haunts schools and prank humans.



* CuteGhostGirl: She looks really cute for a haunting ghost.
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: Fitting since she's a ghost.
* FriendlyGhost: She's friends with the Neko-Musume and the others and doesn't harm the humans of the school she haunts. She also helps evacuate the humans during the Nanashi incident.
* HitodamaLight: Has a pair floating around her constantly.
* PromotionToOpeningTitles: Starting in Episode 50, she along with other Yokai allies to the Kitaro family appears in the intro, invisibly waiting at the train station with Mana.
* ShrinkingViolet: She seems kind of shy. When Medama Oyaji calls her cute, she blushes as though she was embarrassed.

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* CuteGhostGirl: She looks really cute for a haunting ghost.
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: Fitting since she's a ghost.
* FriendlyGhost: She's friends with
BeastWithAHumanFace: The Jinmenken that roams the Neko-Musume connecting corridors is this.
* LivingStatue: The weeping statue, the laughing anatomical model
and the others and doesn't harm running Kinjiro Ninomiya statues are these.
* ThePianoPlayer: The picture of Beethoven coming out to play
the humans piano.
* NoHistoricalFiguresWereHarmed: Two
of the school she haunts. She also helps evacuate mysterious are this, the humans during portrait of Beethoven and the Nanashi incident.
Kinjiro Ninomiya Statue.
* HitodamaLight: Has a pair floating around her constantly.
TheSevenMysteries
* PromotionToOpeningTitles: Starting in Episode 50, she along with other Yokai allies to the Kitaro family appears TearsOfBlood: The weeping statue that cries blood in the intro, invisibly waiting at the train station with Mana.
* ShrinkingViolet: She seems kind of shy. When Medama Oyaji calls her cute, she blushes as though she was embarrassed.
art room.



[[folder:Yosuke-kun]]
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/HisayoshiSuganuma (2018)

Another yokai haunting in Mana's school; stalked Hanako-san before he was defeated by Neko-Musume.

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[[folder:Yosuke-kun]]
[[folder:Hanako-san]]
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/HisayoshiSuganuma Creator/AyaneSakura (2018)

Another A yokai haunting the girls bathroom in Mana's school; stalked Hanako-san before he was defeated by school who is friends with Neko-Musume.


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* CuteGhostGirl: She looks really cute for a haunting ghost.
* EeriePaleSkinnedBrunette: Fitting since she's a ghost.
* FriendlyGhost: She's friends with the Neko-Musume and the others and doesn't harm the humans of the school she haunts. She also helps evacuate the humans during the Nanashi incident.
* HitodamaLight: Has a pair floating around her constantly.
* PromotionToOpeningTitles: Starting in Episode 50, she along with other Yokai allies to the Kitaro family appears in the intro, invisibly waiting at the train station with Mana.
* ShrinkingViolet: She seems kind of shy. When Medama Oyaji calls her cute, she blushes as though she was embarrassed.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Yosuke-kun]]
->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/HisayoshiSuganuma (2018)

Another yokai haunting in Mana's school; stalked Hanako-san before he was defeated by Neko-Musume.
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* GoodAllAlong:[[spoiler: Kitaro and the others had thought Uwan was the one attacking the humans, in actuality he was scaring them away before Kurobozu would attack them.]]
* HeroicSacrifice:[[spoiler: Does one at the end of his episode, where he drags Kurobozu into the eternal darkness after a human sees him.]]

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* GentleGiant: He's rather tall and means no harm, only calling out to humans as a prank [[spoiler:or to warn them of a dangerous threat.]]
* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: What Uwan must be to humans, otherwise he is sent to the eternal darkness.


* JerkassHasAPoint: He's kinda grouchy and brings poverty to the people he haunts, however he point out that money can get over ones head, making them greedy.

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* JerkassHasAPoint: He's kinda kind of grouchy and brings poverty to the people he haunts, however he point out that money can get over ones head, making them greedy.



* DeathByAdaptation: [[spoiler: He normally survives his encounter with Kitaro, but in the 2018 anime he is killed by Rei Isurugi, where his soul is used to give him the ability to shapeshift.]]



* CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler: Drinks SpikedBlood and gets absorbed into Blackbeard in an attempt to stop the pain. His soul is last seen floating high in the sky after Kitaro defeats Backbeard once more.]]



** Subverted in the fact silver did affect him first time he appeared in the sixth anime, however in his second appearance, since it was a full moon, he was able to no-sell the bullets.

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** Subverted in the fact silver did affect him first time he appeared in the sixth 2018 anime, however in his second appearance, since it was a full moon, he was able to no-sell the bullets.bullets.
* WerewolfThemeNaming: His name is '''Wolf'''gang.



* CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler: Drinks SpikedBlood and gets absorbed into Blackbeard in an attempt to stop the pain. His soul is last seen floating high in the sky after Kitaro defeats Backbeard once more.]]



* CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler: Drinks SpikedBlood and gets absorbed into Blackbeard in an attempt to stop the pain. His soul is last seen floating high in the sky after Kitaro defeats Backbeard once more.]]



* WouldHurtAChild: His victims in the 2018 anime all consists of young children.

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* WouldHurtAChild: His victims in the 1996 and 2018 anime all consists of young children.



* MixAndMatchCritters: Pii has a long reptillian body, bird feet, a mane and a human hand.

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* MixAndMatchCritters: Pii has a long reptillian reptilian body, bird feet, a mane and a human hand.

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* TheHyena: In the 1985 anime, she tends to laugh quite a lot during battle.

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