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Hiderigami (ひでり神 Hiderigami, lit. Drought God) is a mythical species of yōkai in Japanese folklore that holds the power to cause droughts.

Appearance

In manga, he is one-legged unlike in later series.

Personality

History

First Anime

Third Anime

Hiderigami appears in episode #29 of the third anime adaptation, Yōkai Hiderigami.

Fourth Anime

Fifth Anime

Hiderigami appears in episode #73 of the fifth anime adaptation, Mystery of the Forty Seven Yōkai Warriors.

Sixth Anime

Hiderigami appears in episode #81 of the sixth anime adaptation, Hot Blooded Manga Artist: The Yōkai Hiderigami.

Abilities

Legend

According to a quote from Bencao Gangmu in the Edo period encyclopedia Wakan Sansai Zue, the Hiderigami is from sixty to ninety centimeters long, has eyes on the top of its head, and moves quickly like the wind. In Toriyama Sekien's Illustrated One Hundred Demons from the Present and the Past, it is referred to as Hiderigami (魃"drought") or Kanbo (旱母"drought mother") and is drawn as a beast with one arm and one eye.

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