Pronounced “OOH-me BOW-zoo”. A large and very strange looking Yokai that inhabits ocean waters. Also known as “Umi-Nyudo” and “Umi-Hoshi.” A famed Yokai of many legends; it takes its name, which literally means “sea-monk”, from its round, bald head. Its appearances inevitably herald violent storms. The Umi-bozu are Yokai with rounded heads, resembling a giant […]

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