Hifukibaba

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Hifukibaba
Hifukibaba in Yokai Monsters: 100 Monsters
Species Yokai
Height 1.47 meters100M,[1]
1.52 metersAWG[2]
Weight 35 kilograms100M[1]
First appearance Latest appearance
Yokai Monsters: 100 Monsters The Great Yokai War
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Hifukibaba ( () () (ばばあ),   Hifukibabā, lit. fire-breathing hag) is a yokai that first appeared in the 1968 tokusatsu yokai film, Yokai Monsters: 100 Monsters.

Design[edit | edit source]

The Hifukibaba resembles a woman with a long nose, white shaggy hair, and a white kimono.

History[edit | edit source]

Showa era[edit | edit source]

Yokai Monsters: 100 Monsters[edit | edit source]

The Hifukibaba is seen among the many yokai watching the criminals in the woods. Later on, it joins in tormenting the criminals after insulting the dead spirit of a mother protecting her child. At the film's finale, the Hifukibaba is seen frolicking with the other yokai back into the woods.

Yokai Monsters: Spook Warfare[edit | edit source]

The Hifukibaba, while not in the main group of yokai, was one of the many to rush to their aid when Daimon cloned himself. Leaping onto one of the clones, it was seen pummeling the Babalonian demon.

Yokai Monsters: Along with Ghosts[edit | edit source]

A Hifukibaba was among the main fighters in the grand finale, and is seen dancing out after vanquishing the antagonist.

The Great Yokai War[edit | edit source]

A Hifukibaba was among the counsel of yokai summoned to discuss the danger of the new threat in Japan, turning yokai into machines. Originally, it along with the other yokai, disagree to help, but later, when every Yokai in Japan converge on the enemy's base of operations, the Hifukibaba was among the crowd, even seen crowd surfing at one point as the many yokai believed it was a party.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Fire Breath[edit | edit source]

The Hifukibaba has the ability to breath fire.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Main article: Hifukibaba/Gallery.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Hifukibaba is intended as a parody of the Japanese folklore creature Fukikeshibaba. While Fukikeshibaba was known to blow out fires and lanterns, Hifukibaba instead breathes fire.

References[edit | edit source]

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Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • Tsutsumi, Tetsuya; Okubo, Kazumitsu; Abe, Nomaru; Kagami, Toshiharu; Kano, Keisuke; Suzuki, Mitsunobu; Nakamura, Satoshi; Matsui, Etsuko; Ozawa, Ryoko (30 August 2005). Revive! Great Yokai Movies Assembly. Takeshobo. ISBN 4-8124-2265-5.

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