Raijū: The Thunder Beast (Ep. 128)

Uncanny Japan - Japanese Folklore, Folktales, Myths and Language

Jul 16 2023 • 14 mins

The raijū or thunder beast is smallish, very weird-looking creature that darts around during thunderstorms and wreaks havoc on the community. Here's what you need to know about it.

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