|Ayakashi Episodes 29 to 46
The Ayakashi are ancient spirits with nightmarish forms that serve the Gedoushu. Each Ayakashi has two lives, the second life allowing them to grow giant once they are slain in human-size battle.
Dokurobo is an skull-faced Ayakashi who serves under Akumaro, he is rather full of himself. He is armed with the Nuregami Itomayuto and has the ability to create shadow clones of himself. But this ability is countered by DaiGoyou, which destroys him.
Youkai Origin: Kyokotsu is the ghost of a corpse discarded in a well.
Kugutsukai serves under Akumaro and is able to control people with his strings like a puppeteer. Targeting the Takashiro Academy, Kugutsukai wanted make the student body into a puppet army and have them kill everyone. But once his method is uncovered, the Ayakashi reveals him and uses his army on the Shinkengers. He is defeated by Super Shinken Blue and then destroyed by Shinken DaiGoyou.
Youkai Origin: Kosode-no-te is a demon that appears as short-sleeved kimono, but with hands.
Azemidoro is a Kusare Ayakashi, surviving member of the Kusare Gedoushu and armed with the Suitetsu Shibyokon. He seeks revenge for Manpuku and sets up a trap for the Shinkengers. But in the end, he is defeated by Hyper Shinken Red and then destroyed by Kyoryu Shinken-Oh and Daikai-Oh.
Youkai Origin: Dorotabo is the ghost of an old man whose rice fields were neglected and sold..
Happouzu is an Ayakashi armed with the Shinen Ryohoto who can shoot fireballs from his body. Serving under Akumaro, he is sent to acquire the Ushi Origami by any means. When he fails, Happouzu decides to destroy the Origami instead. He is ultimately destroyed by Mougyudaioh.
Youkai Origin: Raiju is a creature that may be in the shape of a cat, monkey, weasel or wolf, and is like a ball of lightning.
Futagawara is a gluttonous Ayakashi who serves under Akumaro, capable of consuming objects with his hands. Sent to the mortal realm, Futagawara eats everything, including Ryunosuke's Shodo Phone. By the time he gets full, Futagawara is killed by Juzo and Dayu in order for Akumaro's plan to complete with the Ayakashi showing his true power. Once in his second life, Futagawara's arms are converted into a two halves of a nearly impenetrable wall with a face whose eyes shoot beams. He manages to withstand Daikai-Shinkenoh's attacks before being destroyed once and for all by Samuraihaoh, after destroying the wall.
Youkai Origin: Nurikabe manifests as a wall that impedes or misdirects walking travelers at night.
Sogizarai is an Ayakashi who ends his sentences with "shaka." He is able to spin around with destructive force. He is initially defeated by Super Shinken Yellow, and then destroyed by Samuraihaoh.
Youkai Origin: Yama-oroshi is a radish-grater spirit, a pun on a word for 'mountain storm.'
Mochibetori is an Ayakashi armed with the Shirahani Sukibanomata. His attack is the Mochi Pellet, firing a glob of glue which allows him to bind his opponents as long as he lives.
Youkai Origin: Betobeto-san is an invisible spirit that follows people at night, making the sound of footsteps.
Ikusazure is an Ayakashi armed with the Chohazure Engaiju who is the commander of the Nanashi Rifle Squad and the Onanashi Ozutsu Unit formed by Shitari in response to Akumaro's constant failure.
Youkai Origin: Tsurubebi is a fireball dropping out of a tree. It may be related to the tsurube-otoshi.
Sunasusuri is an Ayakashi armed with the Kyosa Kanbatsuto who serves under Akumaro, using his sand to induce an insatiable appetite in humans to create the conditions for Akumaro's plan. After being slain by Super Shinken Yellow, Sunasusuri is destroyed by Samuraihaoh.
Youkai Origin: Preta are a type of supernatural being described in Buddhist, Hindu, Sikh, and Jain texts that undergoes more than human suffering, particularly an extreme degree of hunger and thirst.
Tsubotoguro is an Ayakashi who serves under Akumaro, sent to Kumocho to unleash a swarm of Pain Insects from his body to induce stomach pain in people. After being slain by Super Shinken Red, he is destroyed by Daikai-Shinkenoh with the IkaTenku Buster.
Youkai Origin: Rokurokubi resemble humans and can stretch their necks at night. They can also scare humans by changing their faces and are practical jokers.
Yomotsugari is an Ayakashi (only seen female Ayakashi) summoned by Shitari for the task of killing the eighteenth head of the Shiba House: Takeru. To achieve that, she receives the Onibidama , created from the Sanzu River's Onibi which will cause the Fire Modikara of its target to be consumed in flames. After being slain by Super Shinken Red, she is destroyed by the Lion Origami, piloted by Kaoru Shiba, the true 18th head of the Shiba House.
Youkai Origin: Onmoraki is a bird-demon created from the spirits of freshly-dead corpses.
Oborojime is an Ayakashi armed with the Chikemuri Sakanokoto (Blood-Spray Wicked Sawblade). Sent by Shitari to increase enough human suffering to wake Doukoku from his slumber, Oborojime was given half of Shitari's life force which gave him an additional third life , a serpentine mist-like form. His first two lives taken by the Mougyu Bazooka and Tenku-Shinkenoh, it finally takes Samuraihaoh to destroy Oborojime in his third life.
Youkai Origin: An Enenra is a yokai, or Japanese monster, that is composed of smoke. It resides in bonfires and, when it emerges, it takes the form of a human. It is said that an enenra can only be seen by the pure of heart.