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The Shiroshōzoku (白装束 Shiroshōzoku, lit. White Shroud) are yōkai wearing burial kimonos.[1]

Appearance

Shiroshōzoku are small, child-sized beings that are entirely black with glowing yellow eyes and mouths filled with sharp teeth. They wear white burial kimonos and conical straw hats tied with white string.[1]

Personality

History

2007 Anime

Shiroshōzoku appears in episode 9 of the fifth anime adaptation.[1]

Legend

In the broad sense, Shiroshozoku means white clothing. In a limited sense, it is a white garment worn in Shinto and Buddhism for rituals. It is also used in burials, dressing the bodies the deceased.

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