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Monster of the Week: The Asasabonsam. When we think of vampires, we often envision the European type, not realizing that there are all types of vampires throughout the world. One of the more interesting variations of the vampire myth is a creature known as the asasabonsam. The asasabonsam is a peculiar vampire derived from Ghana lore. The Republic of Ghana is located along the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa. The word “Ghana” means “Warrior King.” The legend of the ...

Monster of the Week: The Asasabonsam. When we think of vampires, we often envision the European type, not realizing that there are all types of vampires throughout the world. One of the more interesting variations of the vampire myth is a creature known as the asasabonsam. The asasabonsam is a peculiar vampire derived from Ghana lore. The Republic of Ghana is located along the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa. The word “Ghana” means “Warrior King.” The legend of the ...

Baykok- Ojibway myth: a skeletal figure with translucent skin and red points for eyes. It flys through the forest, exclusively hunting warriors with invisible arrows. it then beats them to death with a club and eats their liver.

Baykok- Ojibway myth: a skeletal figure with translucent skin and red points for eyes. It flys through the forest, exclusively hunting warriors with invisible arrows. it then beats them to death with a club and eats their liver.

WATER MYTHOLOGY THE BUNYIP Bunyip literally means devil, or spirit. It is a mythological creature from Aboriginal Australia that was said to lurk in swamps, creeks, riverbeds and waterholes.

WATER MYTHOLOGY THE BUNYIP Bunyip literally means devil, or spirit. It is a mythological creature from Aboriginal Australia that was said to lurk in swamps, creeks, riverbeds and waterholes.

Cryptozoology | Jersey Devil! - Cryptozoology Fan Art (31776236) - Fanpop fanclubs

Cryptozoology | Jersey Devil! - Cryptozoology Fan Art (31776236) - Fanpop fanclubs

Naga - an ancient race of semi divine serpent creatures beings first depicted in ancient Vedic Hindu mythology and oral folklore from at least 5000 B.C. They are extremely gifted shape-shifter, able to assume any shape they desire

Naga - an ancient race of semi divine serpent creatures beings first depicted in ancient Vedic Hindu mythology and oral folklore from at least 5000 B.C. They are extremely gifted shape-shifter, able to assume any shape they desire

The Futakuchi-onna (Two-Mouthed Woman) : in Japanese mythology, there was a miser who lived by himself because he did not want to spent money on food for a wife. When he met a woman who did not eat anything, he married her, but soon his stores of rice began decreasing. One day he stayed behind from work to spy on his new wife. He saw her hair part on the back of her head to reveal a gaping mouth. She unbound her hair, which reached out like tentacles to shovel the rice into the hungry mouth.

The Futakuchi-onna (Two-Mouthed Woman) : in Japanese mythology, there was a miser who lived by himself because he did not want to spent money on food for a wife. When he met a woman who did not eat anything, he married her, but soon his stores of rice began decreasing. One day he stayed behind from work to spy on his new wife. He saw her hair part on the back of her head to reveal a gaping mouth. She unbound her hair, which reached out like tentacles to shovel the rice into the hungry mouth.

LONGZHI 蠪蛭  There is a beast here whose form resembles a fox but with nine tails, nine heads, and a tiger’s claws. It is called the Longzhi. It makes a sound like a baby but is a man-eater.  This is another creature whose features are multiplied by the magic number nine. From the description, it could be considered a kind of Nine-Tail Fox

LONGZHI 蠪蛭 There is a beast here whose form resembles a fox but with nine tails, nine heads, and a tiger’s claws. It is called the Longzhi. It makes a sound like a baby but is a man-eater. This is another creature whose features are multiplied by the magic number nine. From the description, it could be considered a kind of Nine-Tail Fox

Krampus is a beast-like creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to punish children during the Yule season who had misbehaved, in contrast with Saint Nicholas, who rewards well-behaved ones with gifts. Krampus kidnaps naughty children in his sack and takes them back to his lair.

Krampus is a beast-like creature from the folklore of Alpine countries thought to punish children during the Yule season who had misbehaved, in contrast with Saint Nicholas, who rewards well-behaved ones with gifts. Krampus kidnaps naughty children in his sack and takes them back to his lair.

The Bolotnik in Slavic mythology is usually portrayed as a man or as an elderly man who is covered with dirt, algae and fish scales. In some legends he is said to have long arms and a tail. He would appear to people as a full-bellied, naked man with frog-like arms and buggy eyes. He does not tolerate loud noises so it is always a good practice to stay dead silent when passing through marshes. Artworkt: LynxMB

The Bolotnik in Slavic mythology is usually portrayed as a man or as an elderly man who is covered with dirt, algae and fish scales. In some legends he is said to have long arms and a tail. He would appear to people as a full-bellied, naked man with frog-like arms and buggy eyes. He does not tolerate loud noises so it is always a good practice to stay dead silent when passing through marshes. Artworkt: LynxMB

Minotaur. Greek mythological monster, had the body of man and head of a bull. He was killed at the hands of Theseus.

Minotaur. Greek mythological monster, had the body of man and head of a bull. He was killed at the hands of Theseus.

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