Notes by Sekien alongside this creature say it is also known as Zozo-gami, the God of Cowardice.
This creatures grabs your collar when you feel fear causing you to tremble.1
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1. Yoda, H. and Alt, M. (2016) “Japandemonium: Illustrated: The Yokai Encyclopaedia of Toriyama Sekien.”. New York: Dover Publications, Inc.
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