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Tall Woman

The Tall Woman is a hostile female spirit who appears in Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water. She is unusually tall, and has a permanent, sinister smile on her face. Her tall height made her an urban legend in the area around Mt. Hikami. Uniquely, Tall Woman is the only hostile enemy aside from Shiranui and Shion that can never be Glanced at any part of the game. Tall Woman is likely based off of Hachisaku-sama, typically translated to Eight Feet Tall in English. She is known for her freakish…

Creepiest Mythical Creatures & Cryptids That'll Confuse You - 45 Facts - Fact Republic

1. According to Japanese urban legends, there is a woman called Kuchisake-onna who asks you if she's pretty twice. If you say no one of those times, you are killed. If you say yes both times she slits your mouth so you look like her.

Ohaguro Bettari: Japanese Mythology by Wolf-Fram

From behind, an ohaguro bettari looks like a beautiful woman wearing a kimono – often a newlywed in her bridal gown. She appears usually... Ohaguro Bettari: Japanese Mythology (PRINT)

Rokurokubi | The Demonic Paradise Wiki | Fandom

Rokurokubi are a type of yokai; Japanese supernatural creatures of various origins and traits. They are perfectly human during the day, but their necks can stretch up to incredibly long lengths at night, and which the rokurokubi will make use of to drain life out of passer us or just give them a good scare. Sometimes the rokurokubi is unaware of its nature as a yokai, leading to a situation where the yokai just thinks that it has a very weird dream every night, where it sees the town at…

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