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South Observatory, Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (東京都庁 南展望室)

veiled Sannou Matsuri beauties, Japan

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Fox Wedding 狐の嫁入り Kitsune no Yomeiri

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meigetsu-in temple / kamakura JAPAN

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Maiko with umbrella in Kyoto

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Foxes (Kitsune) are a common subject of Japanese myth and folklore. Foxes are thought to be able to take human form. In myth, they sometimes possess humans or shapeshift. This is often for the purpose of seducing humans. There are several Japanese myths in which young men or women unknowingly marry a fox.Foxes are thought to be the messengers of the Gods. The marriage of foxes is considered a good omen.

Raku Pottery Museum, Kyoto, Japan 樂美術館

Bugaku mask, Japan, 17th century. Wood, carved and lacquered.

Japanese traditional theater, Noh 能 いい小面ko-omoteだね。

Japanese priests