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the earth begins to freeze…

| autumn, fox almanac, japan, seasons, weather | 2 Comments
One day in November, Kiku the little fox went out of the front of the bathhouse to go for a walk in the neighbourhood. Soon after stepping out, he began...

Summer at the Sento…

| fox almanac, sento, summer, Uncategorized | No Comments
Although the rainy season was coming to an end in Tokyo, Kiku still managed to get caught out by a rain shower when out walking on the 7th July, and...

takenoko time again!

| folklore, food, japan, seasons, small tales from the big city, yokai | 2 Comments
At the end of April, Kiku and Miko-chan noticed that Boss Panda was exceptionally distracted. He seemed unable to sit still and kept looking towards the garden as if waiting...

frost ends, seedlings sprout!

| food, seasons, spring | No Comments
One day in late April, Kiku the little fox was studying the seasonal almanac given to him by Boss Panda, and wanted to check something with the old bear. “It...