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Futakuchi Onna -  (二口女?, lit. "two-mouthed woman") is a type of yōkai or Japanese monster. They are characterized by their two mouths – a normal one located on her face and second one on the back of the head beneath the hair. There, the woman's skull splits apart, forming lips, teeth and a tongue, creating an entirely functional second mouth.

Futakuchi Onna - (二口女?, lit. "two-mouthed woman") is a type of yōkai or Japanese monster. They are characterized by their two mouths – a normal one located on her face and second one on the back of the head beneath the hair. There, the woman's skull splits apart, forming lips, teeth and a tongue, creating an entirely functional second mouth.

Futakuchi Onna -  (二口女?, lit. "two-mouthed woman") is a type of yōkai or Japanese monster. They are characterized by their two mouths – a normal one located on her face and second one on the back of the head beneath the hair. There, the woman's skull splits apart, forming lips, teeth and a tongue, creating an entirely functional second mouth.

Futakuchi Onna - (二口女?, lit. "two-mouthed woman") is a type of yōkai or Japanese monster. They are characterized by their two mouths – a normal one located on her face and second one on the back of the head beneath the hair. There, the woman's skull splits apart, forming lips, teeth and a tongue, creating an entirely functional second mouth.

Ghost of Oiwa -  Ghost of a woman with a distorted face who was murdered by her husband

Ghost of Oiwa - Ghost of a woman with a distorted face who was murdered by her husband

Kuchisake-Onna (The Slit Mouthed Woman) - Japanese folklore: She was once the very beautiful wife or concubine of a samurai. In a jealous rage, he mutilated her face. Her ghost returned, covering part of her face with a kimono sleeve, asking wanderers "Do you think I'm beautiful?"  She would reveal her face with a 'yes' and ask "Do you think I'm Beautiful now?"  Various bad things happen with just about any answer. Her modern form seems to wear a 'cold mask'; modern sightings have caused…

Kuchisake-Onna (The Slit Mouthed Woman) - Japanese folklore: She was once the very beautiful wife or concubine of a samurai. In a jealous rage, he mutilated her face. Her ghost returned, covering part of her face with a kimono sleeve, asking wanderers "Do you think I'm beautiful?" She would reveal her face with a 'yes' and ask "Do you think I'm Beautiful now?" Various bad things happen with just about any answer. Her modern form seems to wear a 'cold mask'; modern sightings have caused…

Skull Woman by Hiroshi Hirakawa || Blue around the eyes, hands and feet are an indication of a person dying from either an illness or blood loss in many forms of Japanese art.

Skull Woman by Hiroshi Hirakawa || Blue around the eyes, hands and feet are an indication of a person dying from either an illness or blood loss in many forms of Japanese art.

Ohaguro-bettari- Japanese myth: a female creature that appears like a beautiful woman from behind wearing a wedding dress, but when she turns her head she reveals her face that consists only of a mouth with blackened teeth. She was harmless but terrifying.

Ohaguro-bettari- Japanese myth: a female creature that appears like a beautiful woman from behind wearing a wedding dress, but when she turns her head she reveals her face that consists only of a mouth with blackened teeth. She was harmless but terrifying.

The snake woman pictured here was reportedly encountered by six people on Mt. Mikasa in Nara prefecture. Five of the eyewitnesses died instantly. The sixth person survived long enough to make it home and tell the tale, but he grew ill and died three days later. The snake-bodied woman resembles the notorious nure-onna, except that this one has a beautiful face.

The snake woman pictured here was reportedly encountered by six people on Mt. Mikasa in Nara prefecture. Five of the eyewitnesses died instantly. The sixth person survived long enough to make it home and tell the tale, but he grew ill and died three days later. The snake-bodied woman resembles the notorious nure-onna, except that this one has a beautiful face.

Marah is a Canaanite Water-Goddess, considered benevolent and merciful. She is the daughter of the great Mother Goddess Athirat-of-the-Sea, and twin sister to Anat, the Warrior Maiden Goddess of extraordinarily bad temper. Little is known about her, we even don't know if She is primarily a Goddess of the ocean, rivers, or lakes.

Marah is a Canaanite Water-Goddess, considered benevolent and merciful. She is the daughter of the great Mother Goddess Athirat-of-the-Sea, and twin sister to Anat, the Warrior Maiden Goddess of extraordinarily bad temper. Little is known about her, we even don't know if She is primarily a Goddess of the ocean, rivers, or lakes.

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