Oni (おに, "Ogre") are hideous yōkai, usually wearing little to no clothing and possessing large claws, fangs, and horns. A notable exception to this rule is Urasue, an ogre sorceress. The Inu daiyōkai Sesshōmaru often rode on the shoulders of large, red oni over a hundred feet tall into battle, before he obtained the demon sword Tōkijin from the fangs of the third Naraku's incarnations: Goshinki.

Notable oni

Notable oni hanyō


  • The Blacksmith Kaijinbō had fangs, horns and facial features resembling a typical Oni, however it was never specified if he was one.


  1. InuYasha manga; Chapter 9, page 12

External links

  • WP favicon.png Oni on Wikipedia

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