With Halloween festivities in full swing here in Seoul, it's hard not to be in the spirit. Jack-o-lantern cutouts plaster the windows of restaurants, costumes have been donned, and posters in the city's nightlife districts advertise Halloween-themed dance parties. Vampires, zombies, and mad scientists wander the streets, snapping photos with other cleverly costumed folks. And while Halloween would not be complete without these classic characters, it would not be Korea without a few of their own mythological creatures mingling in the mix.
But who are these creatures, you ask? Read on for a who's who guide to Korea's most famous ghosts, goblins, and monsters.