- East Asian (culture)
- Undead (attribute)
- Haunting (behaviour)
A spirit from Japanese myth that haunts lanterns. It is described as having a long tongue and wild eyes. The Bakechochin is the soul of a person who died in anger. If the lantern is lit the spirit will come out and haunt those who are present. It immediately attacks who ever lit the lantern.
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