Rokuro-Kubi

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Area(s) Reported: Asia: Japan
Date(s) Reported: 1500 to 1600 (?)

A strange tale was once told in Japan of a woman whose head wandered around on a pencil-thin neck when she slept. Though only seen once, the image of the Rokuro-Kubi ('crazy twisting neck') has become one of the most recognized monsters in Japanese pop culture.

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See also: Nuke-Kubi [抜け首]
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