Half-creatures

Half-creatures

Half-creatures are fictional creatures of two of more species. Commonly, the half-creature is one part human, such as in the case of the Minotaur, who was said to have been half man, half bull. Half-creatures can be found in classical mythology, [http://www.pantheon.org/articles/m/minotaur.html Enclyclopedia Mythica] ] [http://www.monstrous.com/monsters/griffins.htm Griffins] , Monstrous.com] as well as in modern fantasy. [http://www.inuyashaworld.com/profile.cfm?id=2 Inuyasha Character Profile - Inuyasha] ]

Mythology

* Capricorn, seagoat.
* Centaurs are half man, half horse.Borges, J. L. (1970). "The Book of Imaginary Beings". London: Jonathan Cape Ltd. ISBN 224-61913-6]
* The Chimera, according to Homer, have the foreparts of a lion, the middle of a goat and the hindquarters of a serpent.
* A Griffon has the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle.
* Harpy part human, part bird.
* Hippocampus is half horse and half fish.
* Manticore, half lion and tail of a scorpion.
* Minotaurs are half man, half bull.
* The Satyrs are half goat and half man.
* The Sphinx is a lion that has the head of a man.
* The Naga has the upper body of a human and the lower body of a snake, similar in form to a mermaid.
* The Mermaid has the upper body of a human(usually a woman) and the lower body of a fish.

Humanoid
* Gorgons
* Incubus
* Succubus

Literature

* A Hippogriff is a cross between a horse and a Griffon.
* Youwarkee is half bird, half girl.
* A Quetzal is a part bird part human creature.

Video games

*Genis Sage, Raine Sage and most of the cast of Tales of Symphonia are half-elves.
*Alucard from is a half-vampire.
*Dizzy from the Guilty Gear series is a half-gear.
*Uriko from the Bloody Roar series is a half cat.Fact|date=October 2007
*Soren from is half-laguz and half-beorc.
*Dante and Vergil from the Devil May Cry series are both half-demons.

Television, anime and film

*InuYasha and Naraku from the InuYasha anime are both half-demons.Fact|date=October 2007
*Paige Matthews, Chris Halliwell and Wyatt Halliwell from Charmed are all Whitelighter/witch hybrids.Fact|date=October 2007
*The four main characters from Tokyo Mew Mew were infused with DNA from four different animals, making them kemonomimis.Fact|date=October 2007
*Characters from Fruits Basket are also half-creatures.Fact|date=October 2007
* Marishka, Aleera and Verona (the 3 vampires from Van Helsing), arguably some people consider them as harpies or succubus.
* Dracula

ee also

*"Legendary creatures
*"List of legendary creatures

References


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