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Posted By Egglebeggle [Profile] [Gallery] Category ATCs: P&P TRADED
Original Filesize 356.6 KB Original Dimensions 748 x 1050
Date Posted 06-26-2019 01:52 AM
Title Kyokotsu & Gyokuto
Description This is a card done for the June Swap (Yokai) over at Pabkin's group.

My apologies ahead of time. I knew nothing of Yokai before I started this little trek...

This little ghostie is called a Kyokotsu. It is formed when someone's remains end up in the bottom of a well, which I assume wasn't rare back in the day? Anyways, these could be suicides, murders, victims of accidents... They form a grudge and then haunt the area or home where the well is located. Usually not malicious.

The little bunny in the moon is the Gyokuto. So this little guy apparently sacrificed himself to a hungry traveler by jumping into the fire and roasting himself. The hungry traveler turned out to be a Lord of Heaven and raised the bunny to the moon to make rice cakes until the end of time. Kind of a creepy story.

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