N.J. Magas

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N.J. Magas

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N J Magas lives in Kyoto, Japan where she divides her time between writing, teaching and martial arts. Her hobbies include painting, herpetoculture and the eating of fine food.

Tanuki are a bit of a mixed bag of real animal, evil spirit and imp of prosperity. They have been a staple in Japanese mythology for over a thousand years, as nature gods, tricksters, and malevolent monsters, but like many of Japan’s old ghosts and demons, these days they have a gentler, more cartoonish image.

Tanuki are, in fact, real animals. While the name is often translated into English as... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 23, 2014 17:37 • 83 views • Tags: asia, culture, japan, mythology, raccon-dog, tanuki
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