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Onashi gitsune

尾無し狐
おなしぎつね

Translation: fox without a tail

Appearance: Onashi gitsune is an old, white-furred kitsune who haunted the Nagao cape in Aoya. She was said to be exceedingly cunning. Her preferred modus operandi was to transform into an old woman and trick people crossing through the hills. She is one of the famous Inaba Five Kitsune of Tottori Prefecture.

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