[REPOST] Oni Holiday: The Anniversary of Shuten-douji’s Death

Today is the Lunar anniversary of my “death.” I didn’t actually die; my real death was much later, by seppuku. Rather, today was the day of my (attempted) beheading by Minamoto no Raikou. The locals around Ooeyama (as it has been alerted to me by humans in the area) celebrate it by mourning the death …

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Patreon Poll: Piercings in Oni Culture

This has been a very frequently asked question, especially by the amazing Nyri Bakkalian for her work Shiogama Waves, which deals with oni and their culture a lot. My Patrons voted for it, so here you go! Piercing culture in oni culture is very important and intimate. Its origins began with tengu slavery during the …

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Oni Holiday: The Anniversary of Shuten-douji’s Death

Today is the anniversary of my “death.” I didn’t actually die; my real death was much later, by seppuku. Rather, today was the day of my (attempted) beheading by Minamoto no Raikou. The locals around Ooeyama (as it has been alerted to me by humans in the area) celebrate it by mourning the death of …

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Time with the Namahage: Earning an Award

I haven't said much about it in a minute, but a while back, oni children were going missing from my old home. To summarize, this was the doing of Ayako, a tengu desperate to resurrect her lover (Ibaraki, recently deceased) and terrorize anyone who opposed her in the past. This (thanks to involvement of some …

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