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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.
In manga, he is one-legged unlike in later series.
Hiderigami appears in episode #29 of the third anime adaptation, Yōkai Hiderigami.
Hiderigami appears in episode #73 of the fifth anime adaptation, Mystery of the Forty Seven Yōkai Warriors.
Hiderigami appears in episode #81 of the sixth anime adaptation, Hot Blooded Manga Artist: The Yōkai Hiderigami.
Powers and Abilities
- Fire Breath
- Size Shifting
Black Cloud: He controls a black cloud and can fly with it. He calls it a hovercraft.
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.