Japanese Mythology in Popular Culture - Tengu

Tengu

  • In Season Three of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (as well as Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie), the Tengas are based on Tengus. A Tengu also appears in Ninja Sentai Kakuranger who was adapted into Professor Longnose in the 10-episode mini series Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers.
  • In the anime Shinzo, the Bird Enterran named Lord Caris has a Tengu-like appearance.
  • In the MMORPG game AdventureQuest Worlds, there is a monster called Dai Tengu.
  • In the videogame Dead or Alive 2, the final boss is a Tengu called Bankotsubo.
  • Aya Shameimaru and Hatate Himekaidou from the Touhou Project series are crow Tengu. Momizi Inubashiri, who is Aya's subordinate, is a white wolf Tengu.
  • In Mega Man 8, Mega Man & Bass, and Mega Man Battle Network 6 one of the robot masters encountered is Tengu Man, a robot based on Tengus.
  • Mr. Karate of the Art of Fighting series and the King of Fighters series wears a Tengu mask.
  • In Muramasa: The Demon Blade, a video game for the Wii, Tengu are one of the various enemies the main character's battle.
  • In Season One, episode 9 of Samurai Champloo, the warriors in the mountain are referred to as Tengu.
  • In the anime Occult Academy there are rumors of a Tengu in the first episodes but it is proven later that this was actually just a Mothman.
  • In the manga Black Bird, Kyo Usui is the leader of the Tengu Clan.
  • In the video game Okami, Tengu is featured as a boss.

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