Japanese Tool Ghosts and Monsters

The fascinating field of Japanese Yokai (monsters) and ghosts is immense. One specific group inside this wide world are the spirits of tsukumogami (付喪神).

This idea originated from Shinto religion, which believes, that everything in the world is a god and has a spirit inside.
Therefore, it should be treated with respect and appreciation.

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