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Kappa at Sogenji Temple, Kappabashi Tokyo - The Kappa Kawataro is a water spirit of Japan, with webbed hands and feet and a tortoise shell. Crowning their head of page-boy style hair is a circular depression filled with water. Such demons are said to be the ghosts of drowned souls. They have immense strength - the source of this power comes from the stored water within the dish on their head. Activities from this demon can range from mischievous to deadly. It enjoys passing gas and forever gives off a fishy odour. The kappa enjoys vegetarian cuisine particularly eggplants and cucumbers. Sogenji Temple in Kappabashi Tokyo is devoted to Kappa, so much so that it is usually called Sogenji Kappa Temple.
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Kappa at Sogenji Temple, Kappabashi Tokyo - The Kappa Kawataro is a water spirit of Japan, with webbed hands and feet and a tortoise shell.  Crowning their head of page-boy style hair is a circular depression filled with water.  Such demons are said to be the ghosts of drowned souls.  They have immense strength - the source of this power comes from the stored water within the dish on their head.  Activities from this demon can range from mischievous to deadly. It enjoys passing gas and forever gives off a fishy odour.  The kappa enjoys vegetarian cuisine particularly eggplants and cucumbers.  Sogenji Temple in Kappabashi Tokyo is devoted to Kappa, so much so that it is usually called Sogenji Kappa Temple.