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Ōkubi (大首) is a yōkai that appears in the 1971, 1985 and the 1996 anime version of "Gegege no Kitarō." He (or she) is accompanied by Hone-Onna in a plan to sacrifice canned souls into Mt. Fuji's volcanic core for an eruption.
The Ōkubi of legend is also known as "Odori-kubi". Ōkubi is also a portent of impending disasters like volcanic eruptions, typhoons and such.