Japanese Mythology in Popular Culture - Mujina


  • A character in Rumiko Takahashi's series InuYasha was named Mujina and happened to be one herself.
  • The Mujina appears as a monster of the week in Ninja Sentai Kakuranger and was adapted as Artistmole in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.

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Other articles related to "mujina":

Mujina - Other Uses
... The term can also refer to the following "Mujina", a short story relating to the above legends, found in Lafcadio Hearn's book Kwaidan Stories and Studies of Strange Things Mujina-no-yu is a onsen ...
Bakemono - In Hawaii
... ghosts called noppera-bō have also become well known in Hawaii under the name mujina ... This name confusion seems to have stemmed from a story by Lafcadio Hearn titled "Mujina", a story about a badger (mujina) which takes the form of a noppera-bō, rather than being one ...
Glen Grant (historian) - Obake Files - Chicken Skin Radio Show
... dismissed as rumor the May 19, 1959 Honolulu Advertiser report of a mujina seen in Hawaii ... the previously unreported detail that the mujina in question had red hair ... show Grant himself later reported on a number of other mujina sightings in Hawaii, from ‘Ewa Beach to Hilo ...
Noppera-bō - Recent Reports
... state of Hawaii and where the term "mujina" vice "noppera-bō" is most deeply ingrained ... On May 19, 1959, Honolulu Advertiser reporter Bob Krauss reported a sighting of a mujina at the Waialae Drive-In Theatre in Kahala ... her hair in the women's restroom, and when the witness came close enough, the mujina turned, revealing her featureless face ...