Japanese Mythology in Popular Culture - Amefurikozō


  • An Amefurikozō appears in a short manga story of the same name, known as "Rain Boy" in the West, by comic artist Osamu Tezuka.
  • The Pokémon Castform seems to have originated from this child due to its childlike appearance and its ability to control weather.
  • An Amefurikozō appears in the Karas anime voiced by Sandy Fox.
  • Shinichi and Misao are Kitsune from Japan that terrorizes towns and destroys them for their own entertainment.
  • Misao is supposedly the person that controlled the girls in the Salem Witch Trials, controlling them with malach.

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