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Akubōzu
Akubozu
Information
Japanese name 灰坊主
Romanized name Akubōzu
Meaning Ash priest
Type Unknown
Places Akita Prefecture
Iwate Prefecture

Akubōzu (灰坊主, Akubōzu) is a yōkai from Japanese folklore.

DescriptionEdit

An ash yokai that appears from Irori sunken hearth and eats whoever played with ashes. It was probably created to frighten children into not touching ashes.

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