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K-HorrorK-Horror
photo5website0K-Horror is the name used for novels, manhwa and horror movies from Korea. Most of the stories include ghosts (귀신 = Gwishin, in korean) and curses but sometimes serial killers or monsters as well. The best ex…

KaijuKaiju
photo31website0Kaiju is a kind of Japanese disaster movie in which giant monsters generally causes havoc in cities but sometimes elsewhere too. The most popular monsters in this kind of stories are: Godzilla, Gamera, Rodan and …

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photo0website0Kaitain is a fictional planet which is one of the key locations in many of the Dune novels as well as the movies and mini-series. It is the seat of power of Padishah Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV (head of the House …

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photo0website0Kali in hinduism is the most terrifying goddess, wife of Shiva, often identified with Durga, and in her benevolent aspect with Parvati. She is typically depicted as black, naked, old, and hideous. Until the begin…

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photo0website0Kamino is a fictional ocean planet which is one of the location used as a backdrop scenary in Star Wars. It is also on this planet that the clones from the Army of the Republic were generated.

no photoKarma
photo0website0Karma, in Hinduism and Buddhism is the sum of a person's actions in this and previous states of existence. It is viewed as deciding their fate in future existences.

no photoKeugant
photo0website0In the example of the Celtic cross, the circle drawn on the outside, or circle of Keugant, establishes a virtual boundary between the unmanifested and the manifested, located on inside it. Keugant remains inacces…

King ArthurKing Arthur
photo3website0King Arthur is a legendary king of Britain, historically perhaps a 5th- or 6th-century Romano-British chieftain or general. Stories of his life, the exploits of his knights, and the Round Table of the court at Ca…

KitsuneKitsune
photo1website0A Kitsune (狐) is in Japanese folklore, a fox that has the ability to shapeshift into a woman. This kind of Yokai is intelligent and possesses magical powers that increase with age and wisdom. While some tales s…

KnightKnight
photo8website0A Knight is in the Middle Ages (but also fantasy and high fantasy), a man who served his sovereign or lord as a mounted soldier in armor, but can also refer to a man raised to honorable military rank by his sover…

KodokuKodoku
photo1website0In Japan, the Kodoku (蠱毒, worm toxin) is black magic making use of poisons. This technique is derived from the Chinese Gu magic. To create kodoku, the sorcerer would have to place several insects in a jar …

no photoKorrigan
photo0website0A korrigan in the Celtic tradition and Breton in particular, is a spirit taking the appearance of a dwarf. Benevolent or malicious, as appropriate, it can exercise extreme generosity, but is also capable of horri…

KrakenKraken
photo3website0The Kraken is an enormous mythical sea monster said to appear off the coast of Norway.

KrampusKrampus
photo1website0Krampus is a beastly creature from the folklore of Alpine countries that punishes naughty children during the Christmas season, unlike Saint-Nicolas, which rewards good children with gifts. Krampus captures them …

KryptonKrypton
photo1website0Krypton is a fictional planet in the DC Universe and the native world of Superman and Supergirl.

no photoKushiel
photo0website0Kushiel is one of seven Angels of Punishment. His duty is to punish individuals in Hell. His name means "Rigid One of God".

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