NURE-ONNA, THE JAPANESE LEGEND OF THE SNAKE WOMAN ๐Ÿ Draw My Life

NURE-ONNA, THE JAPANESE LEGEND OF THE SNAKE WOMAN ๐Ÿ Draw My Life


Hey there, tiktakers! We are very excited that #Inktober has already
started. You know, the challenge consists on making
a different drawing every day during October. Tik and Tak have started with a lot of enthusiasm,
and they want you to also participate through a contest. You have to let your imagination run wild,
and tag us in your Halloween-themed drawings on Instagram with the hashtag #tiktaktober. But hurry up, you have until next Monday 14th
to show us how much you love this season like we do. We will make a reinterpretation of the winning
drawings, and we will also reward you with a digital copy of the result. Stay tuned to our social networks! Now, enjoy a new #ScaryTuesday… As you know, Japanese folklore is full of
powerful spirits, ghosts and demons that terrorize the living. These monsters are known as yōkai and are
beings seeking revenge. This #ScaryTuesday we are going to tell you
about Nure-Onna, an aquatic spirit with vampire traits. Nure onna is a sea snake that roams the coasts
and rivers, in search of humans to eat. They are most commonly found on the coasts
of Kyushu, southern Japan, but there are also stories that place it north of the archipelago. Nure-onna means wet woman, and comes from
the fact that she always appears soaked. We can find two versions of nure onna, one
without arms, which resembles a huge sea snake with a woman’s head, and one with human arms
that end in claws, as if it were a mermaid, but with a snake’s tail. Apart from this difference, the two versions
look and behave exactly the same way. Their faces are horrible, she has an evil
smile, and a ténebrous laugh. They also have a forked tongue. She has beautiful long black hair that sticks
to her dripping body. Physically much stronger than a human being,
she is believed to be powerful enough to crush trees with her tail. But Nure onna prefers to use deception and
cunning to catch its prey, rather than relying on brute force. Normally we can find Nure-Onna on the shore
near the water or on the bank of a river washing her beautiful hair. To catch her victims, she often appears magically
disguised as an angüished woman carrying a baby in her arms. She asks the fishermen or anyone who passes
by for help. When the prey approaches, Nure Onna will beg
you to hold her baby for a moment so that she can rest. If the person accepts and takes the package,
it quickly becomes as heavy as a rock and the victim cannot move. That is when Nure onna attacks her helpless
victim, drawing blood from her long, serpentine (sérpentáin) tongue. In other versions, nure onna daughter catches
her victims pretending to be a drowning woman. When someone approaches to try to save her,
she attacks. Nure onna often appears alongside other yokai
like Iso onna, as they live in the same environments and share the same diet. Iso-Onna, also known as the Beach Woman, is
a dangerous vampire spirit that wanders the western coasts of Japan looking for fishermen
and travelers to eat. The legends don’t agree on her appearance,
though mostly she manifests herself as a beautiful woman who has just come out of the water. Her hair almost reaches her feet and is tangled. She has attractive eyes and usually wears
a light white nightgown. From the waist up her appearance is feminine
but from the waist down her body becomes blurred and transparent, showing her ghostly nature. When Iso onna appears before humans on sandy
beaches, they are shown as beautiful beings staring at the sea. If someone approaches and tries to talk to
her, they turn around and let out a deafening scream that stuns the victim. Then they rush with their long hair and drag
their prey towards the sea, where they draw blood with their hair. On rocky shores with no sandy beaches, Iso
onna sits on the cliffs and calls passers-by with a hypnotic voice that makes them walk
directly towards her. Both Iso-Onna and Nure-onna are found mostly
during Obon, a Japanese holiday that honours the spirits of their ancestors, and also on
New Year’s Eve, when the limit between the realm of the living and the realm of the dead
can be easily crossed.

Randy Schultz

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100 thoughts on “NURE-ONNA, THE JAPANESE LEGEND OF THE SNAKE WOMAN ๐Ÿ Draw My Life

  1. Draw The Life TikTak says:

    Back to the Japanese legends! Did you like this #scarytuesday, tiktakers? Hope so! And also we hope to see your drawings in our Instagram contest! โ˜บ๏ธ

  2. Luis Hernandez says:

    Yes

  3. Xavier Ortega says:

    Iโ€™m going to be x face ๐Ÿ‘น

  4. Daniel Lazzarini says:

    What happens if I cut her hair hair? ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚

  5. Terri rainwater-branch says:

    ๐Ÿงชโ˜ โš—๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿ

  6. Leah Hernandez says:

    Did anyone notice how they only draw 4 fingers ๐Ÿ˜‚ but their drawings are better than mine uwu

  7. Terri rainwater-branch says:

    ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿงชโš—โ˜ 

  8. Olivia Sandoval says:

    Notification: Tick tak video!
    Comments: ( 5 mins later) 1,000,000 comments
    Views: 0

  9. Kawshun says:

    Can you do ao oni please well if it even has a back story

  10. littlechungus says:

    day 9 of requesting a vid on slushii

  11. Random_Person says:

    3:17 Anyone else hear b** woman? No? Just me? Alright

  12. Smooch Channel says:

    I thought it was spooktober ._. (I donโ€™t care :P) luv u XD

  13. Alexandria Deeds says:

    I have a school project where I have to do my own draw my life video. I was wondering how you connect an audio to a video and what editing system you use to speed up the videos? Also how do you angle your camera to where it is perfectly above the drawings? If you could please answer that would be greatly appreciated, thank you.

  14. NOAH DJ 321 says:

    WOW AWESOME ART

  15. Katara Hayes says:

    Do Bloody Mary next plzzzzzzz

  16. MonesTwins says:

    It feels like whenever i watch ur stories it makes me think they truly exist.

  17. Trix Artz says:

    "Wet woman"
    Me: ๐Ÿ˜

  18. worldwide handsome says:

    No one:
    absolutely no one:
    Weebs: Orochimaru?

  19. Gaming_ Editing says:

    I use to watch this in Australia and when she said scary Tuesday it would be a different day
    But now it is Tuesday cause I am in USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

  20. Kha Tu Lam says:

    Do you need a board cleaner? :)))))

  21. wolfdraws ส• ๊ˆแดฅ๊ˆส” says:

    Hocus pocus anyone draw my life?

  22. RBB BEAR BEAR SAMA says:

    This she looks like a naruto character

    I dont know her name so if your going to say something rude dont say it

  23. Chuyรชn Mแปน Vลฉ says:

    Can you tell us about Futakuchi-onna ? Pls !

  24. Alina Saldana says:

    Do he bloody Mary

  25. Luis MN says:

    No entendรญ ni madres pero like :v

  26. nurin chunggat says:

    Im glad you upload another video and I also love your video.Keep up the good work.

  27. Babalwa Mqikela says:

    How do you know all these stuff do you watch movies all day

  28. Jackie lou Melecio says:

    This is kinda scary I like your jumpscares at the end

  29. Mai Ca says:

    The sister of kuchisake onna and yuri onna

  30. Heavenly Ora says:

    I like this video and I just watched it lol

  31. Loida Mallare says:

    eeeek scary!!!!!!!๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿ˜ˆ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜ฐ

  32. Ferdinand Ramos says:

    Can you do the lazuri story

  33. totally a normal peanut yt says:

    we will always like to watch tik tak

  34. Josie Trifoll says:

    Love scary storyโ€™s

  35. ลฤฏvฤฏรฑg hฤ™ล‚ล‚ says:

    Kichisake onna

  36. SORN DOUNG VISAL says:

    october is my bd

  37. Seth Diaz says:

    To tell you the truth I would actually feel sorry for all the Japanese who actually ran into them shorter than me look how they may look cute but nothing as a cuter as a terrorizing demon ghost

  38. Carl john Asialoto says:

    I always love your vids
    Also i also have imaginations of smile dog

  39. jacob ielle t lopez i says:

    is it thusday its wendsday

  40. Alyssa Ross says:

    jump-scare gets me every damn time!!

  41. Galaxytab s4 says:

    My waifu is a Snakee

  42. JDFMAKERใƒ„ says:

    tiktak draw my life TOKYO GHOUL!

  43. Zawat Tazrian says:

    All the Japanese story's are Dangerous๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜จ

  44. Sophia Ho says:

    You finally do it~๐Ÿ

  45. Crystaly Kawaii Artz says:

    Can you Make a story of Bloody painter please
    [~w~]

  46. lightAngel DarkAngel says:

    I'm pretty sure I would just draw something crazy like a creepy item if I allowed rain to go wild with drawing over that I withdraw such a cool way you think I would die from it

  47. # Cats4Life says:

    Please make the story of zalgo on the next scary tuesday, please, i want to now his story

  48. LONG RATHA says:

    My home no Halloween

  49. Mobile Legands666 says:

    Snarled better

  50. I love cupcakes says:

    Ohh!Almost every Japanese Urban legend ends in "onna" UwU
    I wish I could join the drawing thing
    Anyway have a nice day

  51. Peacefully Khongsdir says:

    I want you to do the nun

  52. Tasnia Amin says:

    Do about spoky scary skeletonโ€ฅ

  53. LopyGolem 55 says:

    Can you do draw my life about drekavac. Pliz

  54. Brownie draws says:

    Yaya! Love you tiktak draw the life!!!!

  55. RyanPlays says:

    Thats the reason why i dont what to go to japan theres alot of monsters that we dont know yet

  56. Nobody In the world says:

    Me:*name's Nuren*
    Draw my life:Today we are going to tell you about Nure -onna.
    No joke people!!!!

  57. ฮตฮนฯฮฎฮฝฮท ฮ”ฮนฮฑฮผฮฑฮฝฯ„ฮฎ says:

    She is scary ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

  58. Kat girl 7000 says:

    please do hachishakusama

  59. Gacha Dash says:

    I thought you Inktoby ;——;

  60. nefi garcia says:

    LOL!!! SNAKE WOMAN is meh nick name! I want a snake for christmas xD I think they are so cool!!!

  61. Rage Councelor says:

    Its wendsday now… but tomorrow its thursday in oue country Philippines

  62. Winter_ Shien says:

    The best drawing i ever saw and story telling!

  63. San Triny says:

    Can I get a shout out I love โค๏ธ toi

  64. Wolfboy Anthony says:

    I can't draw๐Ÿ˜ญ

  65. Dary Daria CED says:

    I want Eyeless Jack

  66. Dary Daria CED says:

    I want Eyeless jack

  67. Dary Daria CED says:

    I want Eyeless jack

  68. Trying To reach 7k subs with 6 old vids says:

    Scary tuesday? Im at philippines and its wednesday

  69. Erlinda Padilla says:

    Can you make a draw my life some phillipines urban

  70. PDT VID says:

    All video you have been posted has all jump scare on the end so creepy

  71. DERPY ฮบษชษดษข says:

    Yes scarytuesday is back

  72. Ysabelle libunao says:

    my birthday is all most thera my birthday is octoder 11 2012

  73. Emma krasniqi says:

    Omg so creepy

  74. Gacha Dragon says:

    Posted on meh b day lucky me I like snakes and ima snake breeder plus rats!

  75. itsmeDeah Gonzales says:

    See's the date

    ME:wait its tuesday yay new scary tuesday episode

    LATE UPLOAD SORRY

  76. Gacha angle girl says:

    Its not tuseday its wensday๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

  77. Random Girll says:

    I don't have an Instagram account but I wonder if I can post it on my YouTube channel
    Edit:I probably can

  78. Sara Dzeliloski says:

    3:18 she said it's a bit ch

  79. pika1 popcorn says:

    I love October but in lazy as a phone ;n;

  80. harimaya thapa says:

    Now………..i was waiting for this

  81. Shirish Gupta says:

    These are the number of "onna's" in this world๐Ÿ‘‡

  82. Chris Doran Jr says:

    I am made you never made a Wendigo story do it NOW

    If you want it like

  83. The T-Posing Frog says:

    WHY IS IT ALL WAYS THE JAPANESE JUST WHY !

  84. Sasha Maina says:

    I love Halloween

  85. Yerick Yerick says:

    ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ๐Ÿ˜–๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฃ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜จ

  86. kaithleen Lee says:

    How do you draw really small ditals?๐Ÿค”

  87. okichwe bullet says:

    I am scary it is fun

  88. sweet been says:

    I'm 9

  89. UnusualPoptart says:

    How to survive:

    Donโ€™t hold random peoples babies

    Donโ€™t save drowning people

    Donโ€™t talk to strangers who stare at the sea and have long ass hair

  90. Gilbert Afidemenyo says:

    FALL BREAK BOIS AND GALS!

  91. thebearfamily09 says:

    Why don't you try and do a draw your life video off yourself

  92. Rosalyn Martin says:

    Is nure-onna the sister of kuchisake-onna?

  93. Tina Derosa says:

    I love this video I saved it and it's drawn Mason and I know itthe word so I can understand but you are so good drawler you are a gooddrawler so I can't stop watching your video about this crazy girl all about videos like donation

  94. Tina Derosa says:

    you are driving is so good I can't watch this video and I've been watching videos about your videos but all this drama station I can stop watching your videos but yeah I love your โ˜บ๏ธโ˜บ๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ–คโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’“๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’Œโฃ๏ธ๐Ÿ’Ÿ๐Ÿ’‹โœจ๐Ÿ–•๐Ÿ–•

  95. Tina Derosa says:

    So scary I can watch are you so scary but I just kidding
    ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ

  96. Renee Beougher says:

    I love it so much that I would do 1000 dares

  97. Ronnie Daniel says:

    Nure Onna: Hold my baby please so I can rest!

    John Cena: Okay??

    Holds baby with one hand

    Nure onna: O_O

  98. Sushi supreme! says:

    I watch it even if its not Tuesday!๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’–

  99. Athena Windle says:

    I need directions to ships tic and tac

  100. It'sProngs Gacha says:

    THE 13TH IS NOT GONNA BE ON FRIDAY!

    Also, my Halloween costume is actually a Japanese urban legends.

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