This page contains a list of all creatures known to reside in the world of Shin Sekai Yori.


Main article: Queerats


Queerats are one of the two dominant species in the series, and are considered to be an inferior race that was raised up by humans from naked mole rats.

Karma Demons

Main article: Karma Demon

Karma Demons were discovered before the fall of the ancient empire, and their name was a common term for severe cases of Hashimoto-Appelbaum syndrome. They are Cantus users who have lost control over their abilities.


Main article: Fiends


"Fiend" is a term invented in the final years of the ancient civilization to describe those suffering from Raman-Klogius syndrome, also known as "Fox in the Henhouse" syndrome.

Tainted Cat

Main article: Tainted Cat


The Tainted Cat species originated from common domesticated cats, but were bred selectively with Cantus to increase their size and intelligence, and thus mutated into Tainted Cats.

False Minoshiros

Main article: False Minoshiro

False Minoshiro

The False Minoshiros are man-made automatons modeled after the Minoshiro, which itself evolved rapidly, due to cantus, from a sea slug species.


Main article: Subaru


Subaru is the pet dog of Shun Aonuma.

Balloon Dog

Main article: Balloon Dog

Balloon Dogs

Balloon Dogs are about the size of a dog, completely black, with a round, big torso.


Main article: Haythatcher


Haythatchers have red, lidless eyes and scales cover their faces.

Tiger Crab

Main article: Tiger Crab

Tiger Crabs are members of the family of carnivorous crabs.

Vampire Slug

Main article: Vampire Slug

Pouch Cow

Main article: Pouch Cow

Pouch Cows, formerly called cow sac, received its name from the aforementioned pouch it has.

Triwing Crow

Main article: Triwing Crow

Crimson Wasps

Main article: Crimson Wasp

Crimson Wasps are huge wasps in shining red armor.


Main article: Flytrapper

Flytrappers have existed since the ancient times and are a direct descendant of giant hammerhead flatworms of the planarian family.


Main article: Glowworm

Glowworms have been dated to exist since ancient times and were found in caves in Australia and New Zealand.

Puffer Sparrow

Main article: Puffer Sparrow

Reed Warblers

Main article: Reed Warbler

Reed Warblers have nests that are about seven or eight centimeters in diameter, propped up carefully on thick reeds.

Rosary Snakes

Main article: Rosary Snake

Rosary Snakes have evolved to eat eggs exclusively, raiding nests and eating all the eggs at once, digesting them later on.

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