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In Japanese Folklore, Gashadokuro is a giant skeleton made up of the bones of people who have died from starvation. If Gashadokuro sees you, it will bite your head off and drink the blood that drains out of your decapitated body 馃巸
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Where does the blood go? I mean he's a skeleton surely it just falls out again
 
me when I miss breakfast
 
 
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Random Yokai: So, Gash, did you drink that guy's blood last night? Gash: Yep Random Yokai: How was it? Gash: Eh, it went right through me.
 
 
 
 
 
Happy Halloween fuckers 馃巸
 
Best metaphor I've ever seen for the Conservative party
 
That is the COOLEST FUCKING THING.
 
Ho deciso, da grande voglio fare il Gashadokuro.
Che gi脿 come nome suona tanto bene.
 
Okay can I say I鈥檓 so glad this is a story in Japan and not in Ireland child me would鈥檝e been FREAKED all the famine deaths we鈥檇 be overrun w giant skeleton lads
 
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Please tell me there's a good horror movie about this
 
 
WHY?!? WHY DOES IT WANT TO DO THAT?!?

What about a niiiiiice fruit smoothie instead, Gashadokuro?
 
薪邪写芯 斜褘 锌芯褉懈褋芯胁邪褌褜 锌芯 屑芯褌懈胁邪屑
 
the bones are their money
 
isn't this the country song that he freestyles on @ITYSL
 
Hey director's:

can one of you PLEASE make a horror movie about this?
Freaking awesome! 馃槷
 
 
sometimes when i prowl the house looking for a snack i look like this:
 
 
Where the Water Tastes Like Wine
 
Ang sakin lang naman ayoko nang makakita ng skeleton
 
 
Great to see you Big G! Pop in for your favourite bone chunks next time you're in town.
 
If you asked me what my favorite Yokai was, I will always point to this boney bastard.
 
 
 
Impressed Gashadokuro figure I've never seen before. IT is not leaning forward, but stands straight up!
 
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Come for me Gashadaddykuro
 
 
 
 
I love everything about this so much.
 
Japan invented Evengellions to take these bad bois down
 
I feel like you can make a straight BOP using this story @SamSilfa
 
 
Uno de mis favoritos 鉂わ笍鉂わ笍鉂わ笍鉂わ笍
 
Isn't it just gonna pour out
 
 
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there was an excellent Gashadokuro in Nurarihyon no Mago pic.twitter.com/UY1uzBVP7r
 
 
茅g vil a冒 gashadokuro drekki bl贸冒i冒 mitt
 
Japanese mythological figures are either zany and wacky or terrifying as fuck.

No in-between.
 
 
 
 
 
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That鈥檚 pretty specific
 
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I鈥檝e seen one of these. A giant 9ft tall black skeleton crossing the road traveling back from Chicago... almost drove off the road, very scrred. True story.
 
 
Docela za膷铆n谩m ch谩pat jak zvl谩daj铆 ti japonci vym媒拧let super bizardn铆 v臎ci do dark souls a spol.
Maj铆 opravdu 艌u艌u folklor. 馃榿
 
 
I think I have an idea on the last thing rich people should see...
 
sandynoiz beatdown kings!
 
How can we get it to haunt members of governments ?
 
My Devil Monkey will want one of these for his hellish crusade.
 
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My favourite iteration of Gashadokuro is from Yokai Watch, where he operates a gashapon machine and is a pun pic.twitter.com/xaZ9YlZlPi
 
Man, we need something like that in Washington, DC.
 
But can we talk about that supermodel-on-the-street strut doe.
 
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I love Japanese folklore. No penance no compromise. You just get what you deserve.
 
 
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No wonder they starved. Even dead they restrict themselves to a purely liquid diet.
 
 
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Heard y'all like some good skellybois
 
 
 
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*deep inhale* SIE SIND DAS ESSEN UND WIR SIND DIE JAEGER
 
 
 
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Japanese manga artist Shigeru Mizuki (1922-2015) draws Gashadokuro. pic.twitter.com/iWLZXdlSnD
 
 
Yeah, I have days like this. Solidarity, skele-dude.
 
 
That skeleton certainly aint Chilling 馃槒
 
It also often does with unfair rugby referees...
 
Absolutely metal af
 
'come to Brazil voice' COMEEE TO THE UK
 
 
Estoy escribiendo sobre esta criatura <3
 
 
馃槷馃槷 why did we not know about this?
 
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What a gory culture 馃
 
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Attack on Titan early days
 
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Basicly skinny vampire
 
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Well, big skeletons are scary, but as for how it kills you, it's pretty uninventive. :T I expected more from Japanese folklore horror.
 
 
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Folklore from the seventies. Hmmm. Yes, 1970s.
 
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I think I like this guy.
 
 
 
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But it has no eyeballs
 
 
 
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Like a human juice box? So metal.
 
 
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