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|Alternate Names/Spellings||'Binding Bride', Jorogumo or 女郎蜘蛛 or (Kanji) 絡新婦 or (Hiragana) じょろうぐも, Whore Spider|
|Origins||Japanese Mythology, Legend and Folklore|
The Jorōgumo is a creature with origins in Japanese mythology, legend and folklore.