“Our dad was one of the well-known, great tanuki of Kyoto. He was respected by many tanuki and with that influence he united tanuki society, but regrettably, several years ago he passed away. He was eaten as an ingredient in a hot pot.”
-Yasaburou Shimogamo, Uchouten Kazoku, episode 2.
I’ll admit, a chuckle escaped my lips as I heard this.