- Mythical Number: #3863
- Culture: Chinese and Japanese
- Attribute: Forest Dweller
- Attribute: Undead
- Behaviour: Haunting
This frightening creature originates from Japanese folklore. Its name means ‘red-handed child’. This Yokai or Japanese monster appeared as an infants hand that was seen hanging from a tree. The skin colour is red and the fingernails are long and black.
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