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 Japanese raccoon dog pups
Japanese raccoon dog pups
たぬき?
Tanuki -raccoon dogs- so cute right?


In the mid-1840s, Ukiyo-e master Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) created a number of woodblock prints hiển thị legendary tanuki (Nyctereutes procyonoides) using their humorously large scrota in creative ways.


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"All-purpose tanuki testicles (prints bởi Kuniyoshi)": [source: màu hồng, hồng Tentacle, 23 June, 2009]
<About the Artist/raccoon dog & orig titles online, available under comic & miscellaneous: link>
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posted by Sinna_Hime_chan
EXCERPT: Lufcadio Hearn
An Obakebanashi
In Ghostly Japan

Yoru bakari
Miru mono nari to
Omou-nayo!
Hiru saë yumé no
Ukiyo nari-kéri.

Think not that dreams
appear to the dreamer
only at night:
the dream of this world of pain
appears to us even bởi day.


(Japanese Poem)

And it was at the giờ of sunset that they came to the foot of the mountain. There was in that place no sign of life,–neither token of water, nor trace of plant, nor shadow of flying bird,–nothing but desolation rising to desolation. And the summit was Mất tích in heaven.

Then the Bodhisattva đã đưa ý kiến to his young companion:–”What bạn have asked...
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posted by Sinna_Hime_chan
[A Rinzai Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, calligraphist, poet, garden designer, & the most famous monk of his time, he is also known as Musō Kokushi, a posthumous name được trao him bởi Emperor Go-Daigo
1275 - Ise - Oct. 20, 1351.]

An Obakebanashi

The legend of the jikininki is told in the old Japanese tale of the Buddhist priest Muso Kokushi. It is đã đưa ý kiến that Muso was traveling alone through the mountains in the Mino prefecture of Nhật Bản when he Mất tích his way. It was almost dark when he saw an old anjitsu, the trang chủ of solitary priests, at the hàng đầu, đầu trang of a đồi núi, hill and asked the inhabitant if he could stay the...
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