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The great heroes of myth are known throughout the world. Their deeds are legendary. But what would these champions be without obstacles in their path? Without monsters to challenge them… Dragons, sea serpents, giants, demons...they aren't merely foils to the hero. They are primal symbols reflecting ancient truths. The new Parcast original, Mythical Monsters, tells the stories of these beasts and asks what they represent to mankind. New episodes released every Monday.

The great heroes of myth are known throughout the world. Their deeds are legendary. But what would these champions be without obstacles in their path? Without monsters to challenge them… Dragons, sea serpents, giants, demons...they aren't merely foils to the hero. They are primal symbols reflecting ancient truths. The new Parcast original, Mythical Monsters, tells the stories of these beasts and asks what they represent to mankind. New episodes released every Monday.
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The great heroes of myth are known throughout the world. Their deeds are legendary. But what would these champions be without obstacles in their path? Without monsters to challenge them… Dragons, sea serpents, giants, demons...they aren't merely foils to the hero. They are primal symbols reflecting ancient truths. The new Parcast original, Mythical Monsters, tells the stories of these beasts and asks what they represent to mankind. New episodes released every Monday.

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English


Episodes

The Basilisk

11/11/2019
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Born from an egg laid by two roosters—and hatched by a toad—Basilisks were hybrid monsters who terrorized ancient and medieval Europe with their deadly gaze and even deadlier breath.

Duration:00:43:29

Gargoyle

11/4/2019
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Demonically possessed or merely architectural design? While they were believed in mythology to frighten away evil spirits, the idea of Gargoyles physically coming to life is a more recent notion.

Duration:00:42:15

The Grim Reaper

10/28/2019
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Hooded and scythe-wielding, he walks the living world collecting the souls of the recently departed. Signifying death, the Grim Reaper is one of the most recognizable mythical figures in the western world.

Duration:00:52:37

Ogre

10/21/2019
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Not the loveable guy you’re used to seeing in animated films...these 12th century monsters were usually depicted as large, hideous, man-like beings that ate humans—especially infants and children.

Duration:00:43:47

Tanuki

10/14/2019
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A mythical shape-shifter? An evil raccoon dog? The Tanuki is one of Japan’s most famous fairy tale creatures, known for being a trickster god lurking in the woods.

Duration:00:39:21

The Nemean Lion

10/7/2019
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Greek mythology’s vicious monster with golden fur. Impervious to attack by mere mortals.

Duration:00:48:32

The Kraken

9/30/2019
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Under the oceans of ancient Scandinavia lurked a monster that nobody quite understood. Was it a crab? A massive squid? An incredibly large starfish? One thing was certain, the beast had an incredible size and was a threat to all seafarers. Over time, it came to be known as the Kraken, and tales of its destructive tendencies spanned centuries.

Duration:00:39:45

Welcome to Mythical Monsters

9/20/2019
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The great heroes of myth are known throughout the world. Their deeds are legendary. But what would these champions be without obstacles in their path? Without monsters to challenge them… Dragons, sea serpents, giants, demons...they aren't merely foils to the hero. They are primal symbols reflecting ancient truths. The new Parcast original, Mythical Monsters, tells the stories of these beasts and asks what they represent to mankind. New episodes released every Monday.

Duration:00:02:13