Tengu These crow tengu or 'Tengu Karasu', were winged mountain goblins who were master swordmakers and swordfighers. Many a legendary Japanese hero learned from these scrappy birds. For the book "The Night Parade" by Kathryn Tanquary
For Halloween and from the Kaibutsu Ehon (Illustrated Book of Monsters) featuring creatures from Japanese folklore - these are the Yanari, little demons that produce the creaking sounds heard in old houses
Kappa are legendary creatures; a type of water sprite found in Japanese folklore. However they are also considered to be a part of Cryptozoology, due to claims of sightings. It could be the Japanese giant salamander.
According to some stories, a Jorōgumo is a spider that can change its appearance into that of a seductive woman.In japanese mythology Jorōgumo (絡新婦) is a 400 years old demonic spider that can change its appearance into that of a seduc.
Onryou- **the violent and turbulent type of yurei who died in the midst of emotional turmoil or wasn't buried with proper rituals and prayer, doomed to forever wander between this and the afterlife in agony and vengence**