Banetoriko – Guntai-tanuki ばねとりこ「軍隊狸」

This yokai is from the legend the tanuki (Japanese raccoon dog) who fought with Japanese soldiers during the Russo-Japanese War in 1904/05. Guntai-tanuki wore red cloth with the letter, “喜” (joy) and was fearless.

 

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