Kitsune (fox) by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law. Previous pinner says: Yokai are Japanese creatures from Japanese folklore and ghost stories. A Japanese history professor also told me that to be "cursed by a fox" was a euphemism for mental illness.
Kitsune (狐 or きつね, Kitsune) is the Japanese word for fox. Foxes are a common subject of Japanese folklore; in English, kitsune refers to them in this context. Stories depict them as intelligent beings and as possessing magical abilities that increase with