Monsters, mythical creatures and magical beings


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He is one of the standout characters in the 16th century Chinese novel Journey to the West and is renowned for his strength, his super speed, and ability to transform into various objects. His given name is Sun Wukong, but he is better known by what moniker?
Which Pokemon (pocket monsters) are shown in this photo?
Penanggalan (or Penanggal) are Malaysian vampire women (similar entities appear in the legends of other S.E Asian countries) whose heads pop off at night and fly around looking for babies to eat. What do Penanggalan trail around during their evening jaunt? (cryptic clue: To confront a penanggalan you would need this)
In the Japanese film The Ring, based on a book by Koji Suzuki, what do people have to do to invoke the curse of the vengeful ghost Sadako Yamamura?
In Budhist and Hindu mythology, pishacha are demons that enjoy the taste of human flesh. What sets pishacha apart from your common garden-variety demon?
What is the signature weapon of the legendary Japanese monster Godzilla?
In Chinese folklore, the Nian (which also means year in Chinese) is a monster that comes down from the mountains to hunt people. What did villagers do to to scare it away?
How does the legendary Mongolian Death Worm (not pictured) kill unwary travellers in the Gobi Desert?
They appear in the myths and legends of many Asian cultures. In the Philippines they are called bakunawa, in South Korea yong, in Japan ryū in China Loong. What are they?
Which famous New Zealander led a 1960-61 expedition to Nepal in search of yeti?
In Japanese folklore, kapa are quirky river demons with turtle shells and green skin. Kapa have a liking for a particular food. What is it? (Cryptic clue: At the pool table, with stick in hand, Arthur Fonzareli is equal to this).
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