Hitokui-Zakana (人喰い魚 Hitokui-Zakana, lit. Man-Eater Fish) or Soratobu-Sakana (空飛ぶ魚 Soratobu-Sakazana, lit. Flying Fish) is a species of carnivorous Yōkai fish inhabit the section of underworld between Jigoku and the human world.
They were controlled by Majin/Mimizu-Otoko.
The Hitokui-Zakana have long bodies covered with purple scales and long narrow mouths filled with sharp, white teeth. Their fins sport a feathery appearance, having two pairs near their heads, one above and one below, and a long, larger tail fin. They have eyes with black sclerae, yellow irises and tiny black pupils.
They were attacking Hanako in the forest nearby the nameless village. Kitarō defeated them with hair needles.
They appeared in episode #109 Trip to Jigoku in Search of Mother.
Powers and Abilities
Flight: They are able to fly above the ground, their flying is akin to fishes swimming in water.
- Their design resembles one of the fish depicted within Bake-Kujira's illustration by Shigeru Mizuki.