Tags » Tanuki

These gross ukiyo-e pictures showcase enterprising uses for really huge tanuki balls

Ukiyo-e, or woodblock prints, are a celebrated art form in Japan with a long and distinguished history. But you’d be mistaken if you thought it was all serious art and depictions of… 383 more words

Japan

Meeting the Tanuki

A Tanuki is a Japanese racoon, although there are some differences to the ordinary racoon I might talk about some other time. Tanuki are an important part of Japan’s wildlife with a secure place in mythology, literature and film. 128 more words

Japan

When Juicing Goes Wrong, But Then Right Again... And Tanuki's New Bed

I hope you all had a marvelous holiday and/or celebration of whatever it is you celebrate.  I myself, had a wonderful time with friends and family.  778 more words

cute-overload:

For my Cakeday, I give you one of my favorite animal puppies, the Tanuki, also known as the Japanese Raccoon Dog.
http://cute-overload.tumblr.com

To-ji Temple Flea Market

The To-ji Temple flea market is one of the biggest flea markets in Kyoto. It’s a great place to find some bargain kimono, obi, and accessories, as well as other weird and wonderful things. 714 more words

Kimono