Tenaga-Ashinaga (手長足長 Tenaga-Ashinaga, lit. Long Arms, Long Legs) are a pair of yōkai with extraordinarily long limbs. Tenaga having long arms whilst Ashinaga has long legs.
Tenaga-Ashinaga are two separate humanoid yōkai who work together as a team. Tenaga has fair skin with a bald head, save for the dull grey hair on his sides that form muttonchops and bushy eyebrows atop his eyes. He has slightly visible ribs and his most notable feature is his long arms. Ashinaga on the other hand, has brown skin, a round head with ruffled black hair, and a big mouth with two missing teeth, one from each row. His eyes have blue sclerae, his chest appears to be more muscular than Tenaga and conversely, he has long legs. Their only pieces of clothing are pink straw skirts and they both lack any footwear.
In the 1985 anime, Tenaga-Ashinaga held a grudge against octopi because of Ōdako, their ancestor, sealed the two with the Kaname Stone which neutralizes their yōkai energy. As revenge, Tenaga-Ashinaga turned many octopi into half-octopi and made them dance, watching them in amusement.
Tenaga-Ashinaga appeared in episode #25 of the 2007 anime, as one of the many participants of the sports festival.
Powers and Abilities
Magic: Tenaga is skilled with magic particularly in transforming others.
- Octopus Transmutation: Tenaga-Ashinaga can turn any organism into an octopus hybrid. They can also turn octopi into half-octopi hybrids as well.
Enhanced Strength: Ashinaga is noted to be rather strong.