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Gohō-Dōji (護法童子 Gohō-Dōji, lit. Child of the defense of the Law) is a wrathful god who appeared in the 1996 anime as one of Ikkokudō's Shikigami.

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Personality

History

1996 Anime

Gohō-Dōji is a Shikigami of Ikkokudō, serving the Onmyōji to fight Kitarō.

Powers and Abilities

Legend

Gohō-Dōji are a type of guardian spirit from Japanese Buddhist folklore, they are devoted to serving followers of the dharma. They are generally depicted as young boys wearing a collar of swords, with a large sword in one hand and a noose in the other, such as in classic stories from medieval collections like the Uji Shui Monogatari. They are also known to fly through the air by riding a Wheel of Dharma. Some are Gohō-Dōji are said to be one of Dharmapala in a form of a child.

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