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Jan 6th 2020 at 7:09:47 AM •••

Anyone else feel that the Tanuki/Kitsune pairing should have its own trope page?

Edited by Unnerving_Posterior
Jul 10th 2011 at 11:20:41 AM •••

Re: Cut

Tanuki IS an accepted english word.Try researching your words before you say that.

It's the actual english name for this mythical creature, the same way Minotaur is greek but is used in English, or Banshee and Irish.

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Jul 10th 2011 at 11:23:34 AM •••

Agreed. There are several examples, and the name is used regularly in English as well.

Jul 10th 2011 at 11:50:34 AM •••

And even IF it was a Japanese title, for the sake of argument, WHY ARE WE CUTTING IT? You RENAME tropes if the title is wrong, you don't just cut them.

Jul 5th 2011 at 3:04:14 PM •••

Wasn't me who declined the request to cut it last time, but this is a creature with a prominent role in Japanese mythology and certainly qualifies as a trope. Examples list is decent length, too.

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