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List of Demons From Asia & the Middle East asian demon


Oni (鬼) are a kind of yōkai, ogre, or troll in Japanese folklore. They are typically portrayed as Accordingly, Chinese (Taoist) origins for the concept of oni has been proposed by Takahashi Masaaki [ja]. The oni is termed the kimon (鬼門, " demon gate") and considered an unlucky direction through which evil spirits passed.

The following is a list of demons, ghosts, yōkai, obake, yūrei, and other legendary creatures that Byakko – Japanese version of the Chinese White Tiger.

Chinese mythology is mythology that has been passed down in oral form or recorded in Kui: one-legged mountain demon or dragon who invented music and dance; also Shun's Music Master; Xiāo (魈; xiao1): mountain spirit or demon .

Historical account of demonology and evil in Middle Eastern and Asian belief systems.

"In Chinese history, there was a story of a devil and a demon," Wang said. He prefaced this by saying it's a story he would often narrate to his.