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Hone-Onna (骨女, bone-woman) is a yōkai who appeared in the manga/anime series (70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s) of "Gegege no Kitarō". She is usually a minion for Akashita, Ōkubi and Mai-Kubi in episode #41 of the 2007 anime. Hone-Onna also has an infatuation for Nezumi-Otoko.
The Hone-Onna of legend lures men to a spot of her choosing and starts seducing them. After that, she starts sucking their life force dry to the point where there is nothing but a skeleton - then a pile of dust.
- In the 1996 anime version, Hone-Onna took on human form as a disguise