Raiju (雷獣 Raijū) are a type of Demon.
The Raiju appear as giant beasts much larger than the average human with a broad red face with four horns rising up away from its face. A large, tiger like body complete with stripes and the front end of a snake acting as its tail.
Powers and Abilities
Lightning Generation: A raiju can apparently call upon lightning from its snake tail, making it imperitive to destroy it first when battling the monster.
- Raiju are named for the creature of the same name in Japanese Myth.
- Despite this, the Raiju featured in Blue Exorcist, actually bears much closer resemblance to another mythical beast, the Nue.
|Kin of Amaimon||Bariyon • Dekalp • Goblin • Greenman • Hydra • Naga|
|Kin of Astaroth||Coal Tar • Chimera Zombie • Fungus Demon • Ghoul • Impure Baron • Impure King • Impure Princess • Naberius • Necrophage • Zombie|
|Kin of Samael||Death • Phantom Train • Usamaro|
|Kin of Iblis||Peg Lantern • Salamander|
|Kin of Beelzebub||Chuchi|
|Kin of Egyn||Kraken • Naiad • Reaper • Sea God • Sea Monk|
|Kin of Azazel||Cat Sídhe • Furfur • Ghost • Set • Sylph • White Fox|
|Kin of Lucifer||Seraphim|
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