Kitsune Tattoos: Origins, Meanings, & Types of Japanese ...

Jan 06, 2020 · One of the many popular mythical creatures of Japan’s legends, the Japanese Fox is a well-loved tattoo icon. Be it with a single tail or nine, the Kitsune is often cloaked in an air of mystery. This mystical fox-spirit appears as a yōkai (an umbrella term for supernatural creatures and demons) in Japanese lore, and also as a celestial being ...…

Kitsune - Wikipedia

Kitsune (狐, キツネ, IPA: ()) in the literal sense is the Japanese word for fox.Foxes are a common subject of Japanese folklore; in English, kitsune refers to them in this context. Stories depict legendary foxes as intelligent beings and as possessing paranormal abilities that increase with their age and wisdom. According to Yōkai folklore, all foxes have the ability to shapeshift into ...…