This month, in the spirit of Halloween, Fukui-based yōkai painter Matt Meyer is creating daily portraits of Japan’s traditional monsters and adding them to his A-Yokai-A-Day collection. Here are a few images from the site, which will be updated with a lovely new terror each day until the end of October.

Kuchisakeonna, the severed-mouth woman
Kuchisake-onna — slit-mouth woman

Akaname, the bathroom scum licker --
Akaname — bathroom scum licker

Nurarihyon, leader of the yokai --
Nurarihyon — yōkai boss

Yamamba, the mountain hag --
Yama-uba — mountain hag

Hyosube -- --
Hyōsube — river imp

[Link: A-Yokai-A-Day]