Gobutsu (五仏, meaning Five Hotoke) is a yōkai that appears in the 2007 anime.[1] He is one of the yōkai created by viewers.[2]


Gobutsu is a humanoid being that has a pair of arms and legs, each having tan skin color, his most notable feature is that he has five heads stuck side by side together, all facing different directions with grey skin. Each of these faces has a different expression, a single black dot one their foreheads, eyes with white sclerae and black pupils and peach colored lips. His only article of clothing is the yellow straw coat that covers his body and the orange cloth around his neck.[1]



Fifth Anime

He appears in episode #25 of the fifth anime adaptation, The Great Yōkai Sports Festival.[1]



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