Popobawa seen with its bat-like wings and head resting on a forest floor

Popobawa is an evil spirit (shetani) in the folklore of Zanzibar. Zanzibar is part of the United Republic of Tanzania in East Africa. It is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean consisting of several islands, including Zanzibar (also known as Unguja) and Pemba Islands. Recurrent episodes of Popobawa mass hysteria in Zanzibar reportedly originated on … Read more


A Kaijin appears as a human with strange skin and appearance against a background of cherry blossom and mountains

Kaijin is a word in the Japanese language that means a strange, mysterious, legendary, or mythical humanoid (human-like) creature. Kaijins are human-like beings considered strange or mysterious because they have unusual, fantastical, or supernatural characteristics, abilities, or powers that make them different from regular humans. The popular terms in modern-day English language usage that closely … Read more


The scary mothman with large dark wings and glowing red eyes flying along a highway.

Mothman is a legendary creature that appears as a giant flying bird-like monster with humanoid features. The creature is alleged to have terrorized West Virginia between 1966 and 1967, where a spate of sightings led to the creation of a local legend centered around the small town of Point Plesant. Mothman continues to surface occasionally … Read more

Beast of Bray Road

The Beast of Bray Road with dark fur and glowing eyes prowls against a blood moon

The Beast of Bray Road is an alleged human-wolf cryptid native to Wisconsin. The creature, described as werewolf-like, was sighted on multiple occasions near Elkhorn, Delavan, and other communities in Walworth and Jefferson Counties, Wisconsin. As the name suggests, the Beast of Bray Road is most closely associated with Bray Road outside Elkhorn. Description Alleged … Read more