The raijyu is a legendary creature from Japanese mythology. Its body is composed of lightning and may be in the shape of a cat, fox, weasel, or wolf. The form of a white and blue wolf (or even a wolf wrapped in lightning) is also common. It may also fly about as a ball of lightning (in fact, the creature may be an attempt to explain the phenomenon of lightning). Its cry sounds like thunder.
In 1937 Hallie Illingworth vanished without a trace. Monty claimed that his wife had run off with a sailor, soon afterwards he ran off with another woman; he would be granted a divorce from Hallie in 1938. His story seemed suspicious.. In 1940, two fishermen spotted an object floating on the water: they saw a body wrapped in blankets and hog tied with heavy rope. The body showed clear evidence of being strangled, until today the ghost of Hallie is haunting Lake Crescent.
A doll maker in the 1920’s. She was an elementary school teacher. She wanted to make her dolls look so real, she cut hair off of her students. She even skinned off some of her daughter’s skin for one particular doll. She was caught and found not guilty for reason of insanity.
Kshiwade no Omihakobi (膳臣巴提使) killing the Korean tiger that had devoured his daughter, from the series "Eight Hundred Heroes of Our Country’s Suikoden" / Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese Ukiyo-e Printmaker, ca.1797-1861)
水神 (Water God) Suijin is the Shinto god of water. The term refers to the heavenly and earthly manifestations of the benevolent Shinto divinity of water. It can also refer to a wide variety mythological and magical creatures found in lakes, ponds, springs, and wells, including serpents, eels, fishes, etc. He is widely revered in Japan.