An egocentric night sparrow youkai who can induce confusion and night-blindness with her song. She dislikes yakitori (grilled chicken) and has set up a grilled lamprey eel stand in protest, convincing blinded travellers that her eels cure blindness (she cures them on the spot).
She is best known, however, for having been reputedly devoured by Saigyouji Yuyuko during IN, only to reappear in PoFV, landing her a place in Team 9, a posse of low-tier Touhou characters. Her more recent association with Kasodani Kyouko as part of Choujuu Gigaku, as well as the increased prominence of her food stand, have loosened her association with Team 9 somewhat.
Contrary to accusations of being illiterate by Shameimaru Aya in an interview from Bohemian Archive in Japanese Red, she merely has poor eyesight, based an appearance in Touhou Sangetsusei where she uses a magnifying lens to help her read.
Person: short hair, pink hair, brown eyes, pink eyes, bird wings, feathered wings, white wings, bird ears, long fingernails, sharp fingernails
Outfit: brown headwear, hat, brown dress, pinafore dress, white shirt, collared shirt, dress bow, pink bow, long sleeves, frilled sleeves, sleeve garter, brown legwear, kneehighs, brown footwear, black footwear, shoes
Accessories: winged hat, winged footwear, single earring
- chin-chin, a phrase commonly associated with Mystia Lorelei
- okamisty, her in a popular fanon work costume
- yatai, the term for her mobile food cart
- Choujuu Gigaku, her band with Kasodani Kyouko as the other member
- Mystia Lorelei (bird)
- Touhou Mystia's Izakaya