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Oni
Soga-oni
Oni painted on a folding screen.
Gender Mostly male
Region Japan
Habitat Various (see article)
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Diet Human flesh

Oni are ogres, and are one of the most common monsters in Japanese folklore. While their forms are extremely variable, the most common variety is a large, horned humanoid beast, with skin in any number of bright colors (but usually blue, green, or red). They have a penchant for wearing tiger skins and carrying spiked iron clubs called kanabou. They live almost anywhere: in the underworld, torturing sinners; deep in the mountains; or riding in the clouds creating storms.

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