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Amefuri-Kozō
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Name
Japanese 雨降小僧

雨降り小僧

English Rainfall Boy
Profile
Species Yōkai
Gender Male
Abilities Rain Conjuring
First Appearance
Anime Series 1 Episode 20 (1968)
Portrayals
1968 anime Hiroshi Ōtake
1985 anime Yoku Shioya
1996 anime Kazunari Tanaka
2007 anime Masaya Onosaka
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Amefuri-Kozō (雨降小僧 or 雨降り小僧, lit. Rainfall boy) is a recurring human-like yōkai.

Appearance

Amefuri-Kozō is a short, child-like yōkai, having a pudgy face and upturned nose. He wears a blue kimono, a pair of getas, and an umbrella over the blue cloth wrapped around his head. He is always carrying around a thin paper lanturn.

Personality

Legend

Amefuri-Kozō is a weather spirit illustrated by Toriyama Sekien in his book "Konjaku Gazu Zoku Hyakki."

Abilities

Rain Conjuring: As his name implies, Amefuri-Kozō is able to conjure the rain at his command by using his paper lanturn. However within the 5th anime, this ability is uncontrolable.

History

1st Anime

Amefuri-Kozō appears in episode 20 of the 1st anime adaption, Nezumi-Otoko and Neko-Musume.

3rd Anime

4th Anime

5th Anime

Amefuri-Kozō appears in episode 25 of the 5th anime adaption, The Great Yōkai Sports Festival.

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