•About this Yokai•
Akuchū - "Evil Bugs"
It clings tightly to the spleen with its 6 red claws causing horrible pain, it absorbs its hosts nutrition, making it hard to gain any energy/weight... it likes rice. Can be cured with mokkō (Chinese Thistle.)
One of 63 ‘KanNoMushi’ 疳の虫 (germ/parasitic Yokai) from the “Harikikigaki” 針聞書 or “the book of needles” - a tome about acupuncture & medical knowledge written in 1568 by a resident of Ibaraki City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
Sticker Art by @Samkalensky (yo thats me!) - Part of my Night parade of 100 Demons - Yokai & Japanese folklore sticker collection, weather-resistant 4" Glossy sticker. Check my shop & follow @samkalensky for many more!