Shikigami

Shikigami

Shikigami are from Japan also known as Shikijin they are spirits summoned to serve Onmyoji, Japanese shamanic yin-yang magicians. These are similar to the western concept of wizards familiar they are shape-shifting spirits. Many take the form of a bird or small animal more powerful Shikigami can even possess a person. Examples of Shikigami can be found in the CLAMP manga and anime series Tokyo Babylon.

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