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By Crusader1307

From 16th Century Japan, ''Akashita'' were seen as ''Demon Yokai'' who Guarded ''Celestial Gates''. On such ''Gate'' was the personification of ill fortune and calamity. Each Gate was guarded and by entering thru such (metaphorically), One developed the ''trait'' of that Gate. The Akashita were portrayed in Art and Literature as ''Hairy Beings'', with ''frightful faces''. Their bodies did not exist, and were said to only made of ''dark and foreboding clouds''.