|Full Name|| Konaki-Jiji (Japanese)|
Old Man Crybaby (English)
|Hair color|| None|
Grey (eyebrows and mustache)
Konaki-Jijii (子泣き爺, Little Crying Old Man) is a comic, absent-minded old Yōkai man who attacks enemies by clinging to them and turning himself to stone, increasing his weight and mass immensely and pinning them down. He and Sunakake-Babaa often work as a team.
The original Konaki-Jijii is a ghost which is said to appear in the woods of the Tokushima Prefecture in the form of a crying infant. When it is picked up by some hapless traveler, it increases its weight until it crushes him.
Weight and Stone Techniques
- TV Drama
- Video Games
- Konaki-jijii first appears in a cameo as one of many yōkai attending a sukiyaki party in the story A Walk to Hell (Rental version) before making a more prominent appearance in The Great Yōkai War (Shōnen Magazine version).
- In the 2002 Kodansha International Bilingual Comics edition, he is referred to as Old Man Crybaby.
- In the 2007 anime version, he's the 3rd of chosen 47 spirit warriors of Japan. He's the representative of Tokushima Prefecture. And his mark is located behind his he upper left head.