Yaégiri

Japanese - A mountain spirit. One of the Yama-uba. Mother of Kintaro by Sakata Kurando. She fell in love with Sakata Kurando who was a soldier. When he was dismissed from the emperor's bodyguard, he killed himself and she went off into the mountains where her son was born. She was an evil spirit who became a beautiful woman to lure men into the mountains. There she became a terrible demon and killed her victims. Also commonly referred to as Yaégiri.

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