Artwork Title: Kitsune no Yomeiri

Kitsune no Yomeiri

Shigeru Mizuki

Kitsune no Yomeiri (狐の嫁入り), "the fox's wedding," is a strange event spoken of in Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. It can refer to atmospheric ghostly lights, or what the phenomena or rainfall in sunny weather. Such strange wedding processions are seen in Japanese folklore, where foxes are shapeshifting trickster figures.

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