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Yashi-Otoshi (やし落とし Yashi-Otoshi, lit. Palm Tree Dropper) is a plant yōkai and antagonist of Kitarō. He usually works with Akamata and Chinpo as the Yōkai Army and first appeared in the Shonen Magazine story of the same name.

Appearance

Personality

History

Shonen Magazine

1968 Anime

Yashi-Otoshi appears in episode #39 of the first anime adaptation, Yōkai Army.

1985 Anime

He appears in the first movie based on the third anime adaptation, GeGeGe no Kitarō (1985 film).

1996 Anime

He appears in the movie based on the fourth anime adaptation, GeGeGe no Kitarō: Dai-Kaijū.

2007 Anime

He appears in episode #71 and 76 of the fifth anime adaptation, Southern Yōkai Landing on Japan!! and Strongest Tag Battle!! Southern & Chinese Yōkai!!

He is a member of the  South Asian Yōkai Five (南方妖怪五人衆) along with Akamata, AsanbosamChinpo and Langsuyar.

Powers and Abilities

Coconut Growth: Yashi-Otoshi has a small coconut tree on top of his head, where he throws the coconut at his targets. The coconuts regrow as soon as they are launched.

  • Accelerated Plant Growth: The coconuts from his tree are able to quickly grow into tall trees when they are planted.

Plant Manipulation: In the manga and the 1985 anime, he can control the surrounding plants to bind and attack his targets.

Wind Generation:In the 1985 anime, he can create a strong wind by propelling his trees.

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