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.
Jorōgumo by Nikkie Stinchcombe / Little Paper Forest. Jorōgumo is a spider demon from Japanese mythology. She's a shape-shifting demon who takes the appearance of a seductive woman and lures her victims into a quiet shack to devour them.
Amaterasu [天照], Amaterasu-ōmikami or Ōhirume-no-muchi-no-kami is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. In Japanese mythology, Amaterasu, the goddess of th
The Bakemono Zukushi handscroll, painted in the Edo period century) by an unknown artist, depicts 24 traditional monsters that once used to spook the people of Japan. Sara-hebi (shown here) is a large, snake-like creature with the head of a woman.
Onryou- **the violent and turbulent type of yurei who died in the midst of emotional turmoil or wasn't buried with proper rituals and prayer, doomed to forever wander between this and the afterlife in agony and vengence**