"Fold For Peace" in Japan by swiss designer, Anouk Vogel. According to ancient Japanese legend, anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes is granted a wish by a crane. Anouk Vogel uses a lack of color to catch the eye and to represent peace.
Cryptozoology is the study of "hidden" animals. It is a pseudoscience that involves the search for animals or creatures whose existence has not been proven. Many species that appear in cryptozoological literature are a part of cultural folklore, myths, or legends. There's one critical thing they all have in common: a lack of evidence of their existence. All we've…
Rokurokubi is a type of Japanese yōkai that has two types: one whose head can detach from the body, and one whose neck can elongate. The type whose head can detach is called nukekubi. Sharing the Worldwide JapanLove ♥ www.japanlover.me ♥ www.instagram.com/JapanLoverMe http://japanlover.me/cool/ Art by Little Miss Paintbrush
Sagari- Japanese legend: a horse head hanging by one long tentacle wrapped around a tree branch. It is the spirit of a horse that died under that tree. It whines loudly, expressing its loneliness and depression.
In Japanese mythology, Izanami-no-Mikoto, also given as 伊弉冉尊 or 伊邪那美命, meaning "she who invites" is a goddess of both creation and death, as well as the former wife of the god Izanagi-no-Mikoto. She is also referred to as Izanami-no-kami.
針女子 (Barbed Woman) Harionago is a frightening female ghoul said to be extremely beautiful. She has extremely long hair tipped with thorn-like barbs which are directly under her control. Wandering around Ehime, Shikoku, it has been said that when she sees a young man, she laughs and when he laughs with her, she will attack him.
Baku: The Legend of the Dream Eater: The baku, otherwise known as the ‘dream eater’, is a mythological being or spirit in Chinese and Japanese folklore which is said to devour nightmares. The baku cannot be summoned without caution, however, as ancient legends say that if the baku is not satisfied after consuming the nightmare, he may also devour one’s hopes and dreams.