Carmina are basically the youkai of Kunikyou. They can live anywhere from 1,000-16,000 years. Otherwise, they don't die of traditional ways. Carmina take the appearance of humans other than their special features. Carmina tend to learn magic and spells faster and quicker than humans can, and since they have such long lifespans they may master more than one kinds of magic. Some people despise Carmina and see them as pests that never go away, no matter how many times some are "killed" they come back. Carmina can be used as a general term for the species, if they fit under Carmina credentials yet do not fit in any of the species below.