- East Asian (culture)
- Forest Dweller (attribute)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
A female Ogre from the legends of Japan. Kijo lived in the deep forests of the Japanese islands. She was quick-witted and could not be fooled by children. She was fond of eating the children and the elderly.
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