Japanese Mythology in Popular Culture - Amanojaku

  • There is a Japanese musical group called Amanojaku. Founded in 1986 by Yoichi Watanabe, their sound is a fusion of Western music styles with taiko.
  • Amanojaku is the demon who possessed the cat Kaya in the anime Ghost Stories.
  • In episode 13 and 14 of the anime Hanada Shōnen Shi, an Amanojaku is the "ghost of the day".
  • The narrating character in the manga Legend of the Overfiend is named Amano Jyaku.
  • In Japanese, the term amanojaku also refers to a person who is deliberately contradictory, someone who argues for the sake of arguing, or can be used in common Japanese conversation to refer to someone who is a "Perverted Demon".
  • In Final Fantasy XI, Amanojaku is a katana which gets stronger as the user gets closer to death.
  • In Ninja Sentai Kakuranger, the Amanojaku is a monster of the week and was adapted into Marvo the Meanie in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.

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