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Yanagimori Shrine near Akibahara

Yanagimori Shrine is a shinto shrine located across the Kanda River from Akibahara. It is dedicated to the tanuki (Japanese racoon dog), often pictured with enormous testicles. 10 more words


Autumn Story In Japan 2013 – Arashiyama (嵐山) – On Board the Sagano Scenic Railway (嵯峨野観光鉄道)!

The station opens for entrance at 9am! We walk in and still have some time to slack around before our scheduled train ride at 9.35am. So we take some random photos at the railway platform which is lined by rows of Tanuki Statues! 557 more words

Round Thy World

Happy Easter to You and Yours

I am wondering how many millions of puppies and pets were subjected to the annual “Stick Bunny Ears On Your Pet and Snap a Photo” humiliation?  47 more words


As some of you may have read in a previous post, Tanuki has been restricted from exercising due to a muscle injury.  So what does a bored dog do?  234 more words

Grumpy Puppy

My 9 year old doggy is struggling with a muscle injury and is under strict rules not to exercise for a full month!  That includes playing around the house.  41 more words

Just an idiot thug.
Don’t read into it too much.


Tanuki, yōkai de la forêt et ... habitant de Tokyo

À Tokyo, les humains cohabitent avec bien d’autres espèces, souvent discrètes, mais que l’on peut croiser aux hasards des chemins. Aux côtés des rats et des chats, j’ai très souvent eu la chance de voir le… 469 more words