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Binbōgami (貧乏神 Binbōgami, lit. God of Poverty) is a god who brings poverty and misfortune to whoever he haunts.
Binbōgami is an old man with a long thin face, shoulder-length gray hair, and eyes that have small black pupils. He wears a light green tattered kimono, with a rope tied around his waist, he also does not have any footwear and is carrying a a long wooden staff.
In the 2018 anime, Binbōgami is an old man with a long thin face, pale skin, shoulder length gray hair and a few stubbles around his mouth. His eyes are sharp and have white sclerae with black pupils. His outfit consists of a faded brown tattered kimono, with a faded gray obi tied around his waist. He goes around barefoot and has wooden staff to help him walk.
Powers and Abilities
Misfortune Manipulation: Being a spirit of poverty, he is able to cause misfortune for the people of the home he inhabits, where his mere presence can bring them financial problems.
Selective Invisibility: He can make himself invisible to those he chooses, especially those of the home he haunts. However, those who have experienced with yōkai activity can already see him. With enough focus, those who could not perceive him will be able to see him as well.
Teleportation: He is able to appear somewhere at will, flashing quickly while doing so.
Wooden Staff: He carries around a wooden stand that he uses to help him in walking.