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Meet Yokai

Meet Yokai! A Yokai is a Japanese ghost, spectre or spirit. There are many kinds of Yokai but this Yokai is a Zashiki Warashi (so that should really be her name, but I thought it was a bit on the long side). Zashiki Warashi literally means 'child in the room" and is a sort of poltergeist who likes to get up to pranks and mischief. The Zashiki Warashi is said to resemble a five year old child but despite the trouble he or she can cause, having one haunt your home is a sign of good fortune.

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Taken on November 15, 2011