Nue Houjuu (?????, Houjuu Nue) is said to be one of the most mysterious and feared youkai in many years, yet has been defeated by humans many times.
There are many differing legends according to her appearance because she hides her “true form”. At some point she was sealed underground, and because of the events of Subterranean Animism, she resurfaced back in Gensokyo.
Touhou series of games started on the Japanese PC-98 series of computers and its first five entries are native to that platform.
It then became a media franchise spanning a steadily increasing number of official games, in addition to commercial fan books, light novels, and manga.