Aoandon

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Toriyama Sekien's Aoandō.

Aoandon, or Aoandō (青行灯 or 青行燈, "blue andon") is a creature illustrated by Toriyama Sekien in his Konjaku Hyakki Shūi. It was meant to represent the spirit that appeared during Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai meetings, after the last story was told.[citation needed] The candles in the room during these meetings were often placed in blue-paper andon lamps in order to create an eerie atmosphere, hence this creature's name.

It appears as a human with a blue complexion and twin horns from its brow, and sharp teeth.[4]

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