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Grimalkin (グルマルキン Gurumarukin or グリマルキン Gurimarukin) is a witch who is one of the Four Western Yōkai Kings.

Appearance

Personality

History

1996 Anime

Grimalkin appears in episode 97 of the fourth anime adaptation, Chase! The Four Western Yōkai Kings.

Powers and Abilities

Legend

In Shigeru Mizuki's yokai encyclopedia, Grimalkin was introduced both as a witch's transformation or a Bake-Neko. As a witch's transformation, Grimalkin has a limit for the number of transformations she performs; the number of tails increases per transformation, however when she transformes for nine times, she won't be able to transform again.[1]

Trivia

Grimalkin's illustration in yokai encyclopedia had also been used for Koikebaba (小池婆, small pond/Koike (surname) old woman), a type of female Bake-Neko.

References

  1. 水木しげるの世界の妖怪大百科

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