Fans of Studio Ghibli classic Princess Mononoke (Mononoke Hime) will no doubt remember Nago (Nago no Mori), the wild boar-turned-demon who curses Ashitaka. He’s not the best-looking boar around, and we’re pretty sure you wouldn’t want to encounter him in the forest – let alone in the back seat of your car!

Snapped and uploaded by a Twitter user, the pic has been retweeted over 14,000 times by excited Japanese who immediately saw the similarities between the terrifying animated creation and the equally strange real-life version.

▼ Real life Boar/Dog Demon!


▼ And the movie version for comparison.


The original post came with a warning tag for the faint of heart, but most people were delighted by the look-alike.

I was really scared to click this lol

Nago’s really here!!

This is awesome lolol

Nago’s angry!

I’m scared

I was covering my eyes because of the warning, but it actually made me laugh lol

( ゚д゚) ・・・


The poor dog is never going to live this down. We’re sure you’re normally adorable, and this was just taken at a bad time!!

Source: HamuSoku