Namahage (なまはげ Namahage) is a yōkai.
Namahage is a yōkai with a red oni face, long wavy gray hair, sharp teeth, big eyes with yellow sclerae, and blue irises. He wears a mino that covers most of his body, his arms and legs have tan skin and he wears straw boots.
Namahage was originally a separate story from Gegege no Kitaro series, but was later adapted into.
Daisuke Higashi, an intelligent but not polite young man, became a Namahage after wearing a mask of Namahage kept at a shrine and played a prank, but accidentally killed an old man called Rokubei by shocking him. However, the Rokubei thought to be dead was actually the real Namahage in disguise aside from the real Rokubei.
Namahage briefly appeared in the film GeGeGe no Kitarō: Gekitotsu!! Ijigen Yōkai no Dai-Hanran as a mob, but was immediately knocked out by Nezumi-Otoko.
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