Fandom

Yokai Wiki

Chōchin-Oiwa

214pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Comments0 Share
Chōchin-Oiwa
Shunkosai Hokuei Obake
Information
Japanese name 提灯お岩
Romanized name Chōchin-Oiwa
Type Unknown

Chōchin-Oiwa (提灯お岩 or ちょうちんおいわ, Chōchin-Oiwa) is a creature from Japanese folklore.

DescriptionEdit

Originates from a scene from the Kabuki play Yotsuya Kaidan where the vengeful ghost of Tamiya Oiwa emerges from a Chōchin Lantern to haunt her husband Iemon after being betrayed and horribly disfigured by him so he could marry the daughter of his wealthy neighbors.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.