Tale of Ronin

Mythology

A stylized black painting of a Japanese woman resembling a fox, with ears and a tail. This is concept art of a kitsune made for the Tale of Ronin game.

Kitsune: Japan’s Tradition of Spirit Foxes

Foxes are considered to be magical creatures in many different cultures. Across European, Scandinavian, and Celtic folklore, the fox is often depicted as a cunning trickster who may possess supernatural powers. East Asia has historically viewed the fox with similar traits. The Japanese kitsune has become notorious as an otherworldly trickster spirit. Powerful, flighty, and …

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