You know when you just keep losing change or getting the wrong change back? Lodo's fault.
Lodo has a personality resembling that of a small child. He is a very playful Yo-kai overall.
Japanese Name : Binbooi
English Name : Lodo
Represent: xxx Yo-kai
Medallium Number : 119
Class : Heartful (Pokapoka)
Rank : D
Element / Attribute : Wind
Favorite Food : Milk
Role : Ranger
Time : Present Youkai
Skill : Stealing
Special Effect : Poverty
Fusion : -
Evolution : -
Yo-kai Medallium Bio: You know when you just keep losing change or getting the wrong change back? Lodo's fault.
Lodo appears as a thin, blue-skinned boy with a huge happy grin on his face, showing a missing tooth. It has a single tuft of hair on his head, and wears a tattered, patched-up green cloak and worn, oversized geta.
- "Lodo" could be a corruption of "low dough", as in very little money, as this Yo-Kai is a representation of a poor child, or child poverty. His evolution, Okanenider, has the ability to make the possessed individual lose all of their money, causing them to also live in poverty as he once did when he was alive.
- "Binboy" is a portmanteau of binbou (poor) and boy.
- Lodo could be based on a binbougami (kami of poverty), an entity that inhabits houses and drives the inhabitants into poverty. Until halfway into the Meiji era, merchants would perform a ritual every month to chase them out: first they would make grilled miso, which binbougami love, and attracted them outside of the house with the appetizing smell. They would then fold the miso patty in two, trapping the kami inside, and toss it into a river. Yo-Kai Watch List of Yokai