Namazu Picture

I really dig the idea of kaiju-like youkai animals used in Naruto. I am a big fan of youkais and building size beasts are always entertaining. Sadly, the manga jumped the shark at the beginning of the second part but I was still eager to see what the remaining bijuus could be.
Having considered the possible youkai candidates (animals or hybrids), the real thing was quite meh: half of the remaining bijuus were random creatures.
So I decided to draw the ones that came to my mind in a fierce kaiju form and slightly anthropomorphized.

Here is a giant catfish youkai based on Namazu, the beast responsible of earthquakes in japanese mythology
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More to come.
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