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…

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…

Qilin

Piano Study : The Gentle and Benevolent Qilin (Paulo Bottas)

Chiang-Liang- Chinese myth: spirit described has having the head of a tiger, body of a panther, face of a man, four hooves, long legs, and a snake for a tongue.

Chiang-Liang- Chinese myth: spirit described has having the head of a tiger…

Jiaolong, dragon of floods and the sea in Chinese mythology. Blue-green dragon by Aignatius

Jiaolong, dragon of floods and the sea in Chinese mythology. Blue-green dragon by Aignatius

Kirin- Chinese myth: the body of an equine with scales, mane, beard, and antlers. When it was seen running by it was an omen of blessing.

Hajime in Kirin animal form Photo: How the author envisions Hajime looks as a Kirin in animal form for the fanfic,

Hippocervus- medieval legend: a beast that had the foreparts of a stag and the rear parts of a horse. It symbolized indecision.

Hippocervus- medieval legend: a beast that had the foreparts of a stag and the rear parts of a horse.

The Zheng. A beast from the mythologies of China that was reported to have lived amongst the creatures of this world. The Zheng was a leopard that had 1 long single horn protruding from its forehead. It was red and had 5 tails. The Zheng made the sound of striking stones.

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.

Asiparta (Indian) - The Asparta is the bird that tortures those condemned to the underworld called Yamapura. In this underworld, the Asparta awaits it's terrible duty, watching from tree of spears.

Asiparta (Indian) - The Asparta is the bird that tortures those condemned to the underworld called Yamapura. In this underworld, the Asparta awaits it's terrible duty, watching from tree of spears.

Lili- Chinese myth: a hog like creature with bird like talons. It lived in the mountains and it barked like a dog. Seeing it was an omen of a bad earthquake.

Contemporary Chinese artist's impression on a mythical creature described in the "Classic of Mountains and Seas". Reminds me of the boar god in "Princess Mononoke".

fantasy animals - Pesquisa Google

[link] [link] IFS did the concept art and illustrations for all characters and creatures in the game.

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.

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.

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.

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