Yobuko (呼子, Yobuko) is a yōkai from the "Gegege no Kitaro" anime and manga series.
The Yobuko (呼子, Calling child) is a Japanese yōkai from the Tottori Prefecture and the San'in region who was believed to be the cause of echoing.
The Yobuko lived in the mountains, and whenever a traveller entered the mountains and raised their voice, it would mimic them and call back.
In the artwork of Shigeru Mizuki, the Yobuko is depicted as a young boy with one leg, a large face, and wearing a straw rain hat. In the Oki Islands he was called Yobukodori (呼子鳥, Calling child bird) and was said to be a bird.
- He is the 7th of chosen 47 spirit warriors of Japan. He's the representative of the Tottori Prefecture. And his mark is located under his mouth and above his chin.