Sin-you- Chinese myth: a large feline or bovid like animal that was feral and imposing. It had a shaggy mane, and is either depicted with hooves or paws. It has a single horn coming out of its head. Its eyes are said to be intense and figuratively burn into whomever it gazes upon. It is a symbol of justice. It is able to tell if a person is lying or guilty. It was sometimes depicted in court as a judge who would pounce on anyone who told a lie and impale them with its horn through their…
Zheng - A beast from the mythologies of China & Japan. The Zheng was a leopard that had 1 long single horn protruding from its forehead and had 5 tails. The Zheng made the sound of striking stones. It lived in the mountains.
Nian- Chinese myth: a lion dragon that lives under the sea or on mountains. It emerges every new year and terrorizes a village by eating their children. It was very sensitive to noise and is scared of the color red.
Aufhocker- German folklore: a very dangerous shapeshifter that has no defined shape. It usually took the form of a wolf-like beast to leap upon the backs of people and bite their throat out. Sunlight and church bells frighten it. It cannot be killed.