The Japanese Goblin: Tengu 天狗

What do you know about the Japanese mythological creature tengu?

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The Japanese Goblin or Tengu 👺 (literally “heaven dog”) is another kind of creature appearing in traditional Japanese folklore. It is a supernatural being usually depicted with a bird-like appearance (with fears and beak). Later on his form was humanized and what it was the beak became a really long human nose.

They are supposed to be the ghosts of angry, vain or heretical priests, possessing people and talking trough their mouths.

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