Jiang-Shi - The "hopping vampire" of Chinese myth . The Chinese Vampire drains life energy, it cannot speak, has pale skin, long claw-like fingernails, and a long prehensile tongue. It moves by hopping and always has its arms outstretched in rigor mortis. n some versions, it detects potential victims by the energy fluctuations caused by their breathing - one can hide, for a while, from one by holding one's breath.

Jiang-Shi - The "hopping vampire" of Chinese myth . The Chinese Vampire drains life energy, it cannot speak, has pale skin, long claw-like fingernails, and a long prehensile tongue. It moves by hopping and always has its arms outstretched in rigor mortis. n some versions, it detects potential victims by the energy fluctuations caused by their breathing - one can hide, for a while, from one by holding one's breath.

No. 11, Jiang Shi: A Miraculous Spring, 1890  by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

No. 11, Jiang Shi: A Miraculous Spring, 1890 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

【Midnight Jiang Shis】

【Midnight Jiang Shis】

tohdaryl: A jiāng shī (僵尸), known as a Chinese “hopping” vampire or zombie, is a type of reanimated corpse in Chinese legends and folklore. “jiang shi” is read as Gangshi in Korean and Kyonshī in Japanese. According to legend, in the day, the jiang shi rests in a coffin or hides in dark places such as caves. At night, it moves around by hopping, with its arms outstretched.

tohdaryl: A jiāng shī (僵尸), known as a Chinese “hopping” vampire or zombie, is a type of reanimated corpse in Chinese legends and folklore. “jiang shi” is read as Gangshi in Korean and Kyonshī in Japanese. According to legend, in the day, the jiang shi rests in a coffin or hides in dark places such as caves. At night, it moves around by hopping, with its arms outstretched.

Jiang Shi  Chinese vampire folklore

Jiang Shi Chinese vampire folklore

Chinese bloodless Vampires that suck Chi or energy. Anyway, you die.

Chinese bloodless Vampires that suck Chi or energy. Anyway, you die.

Face Off - Season 6, Episode 1 - Bloodsuckers | Rashaad´s Jiang Shi | Top looks and winner

Face Off - Season 6, Episode 1 - Bloodsuckers | Rashaad´s Jiang Shi | Top looks and winner

J is for Jiang Shi.

J is for Jiang Shi.

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