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The Kappa In Japanese Folklore

  • Kappas are legendary creatures that inhabit the rivers and waterways of Japan. They have beaked noses, shells on their back and a depression on their heads that holds water. Kappa are mischievous troublemakers. Their pranks range from the relatively innocent, such as loudly passing gas or looking up women's kimonos, to the more troublesome such as drowning swimmers and eating children. They feed on their victims by sucking their liver though their anus. They love cucumbers and if you write your name on a cucumber and throw it in the river, the kappa may be appeased by your gift and allow you to swim in peace.

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September 15, 2008

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muralimanohar

Lol...I am sitting here peering at the pic, going those are mooncakes?? What did she do to them to make them look like glazed donuts?? rofl

muralimanohar

(Sorry, I couldn't find your email to send directly..)

Bahahahahaha!!! That was AWESOME!! In a very scary way, lol! Beats out Bohemian Rhapsody sung by the cast of HeMan by a mile! rofl

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