Prince Hanzoku terrorised bi a nine-tailed todd. Prent bi Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 19t century.
Kitsune (狐, キツネ, IPA: [kitsɯne] (listen)) is the Japanese wird for the tod. Tods are a common subject o Japanese fowklair; in the Wast, kitsune refers tae them in this context. Stories depict them as intelligent beins an as possessin paranormal abeelities that increase wi thair age an wiceheid.