Inari

Japanese - A Shinto god of food. Husband of Uke-mochi. After his wife was killed by the moon-god Tsukiyomi, Inari became identified with her, taking over her duties, though in some versions this is a female deity. are regarded as aspects of Ugonomitama. He was sometimes seen as a fox (or riding on a fox) and is often depicted as a bearded man with two foxes. Sometimes referred to as Inari, Vixen-goddess, Vixen-goddess or Inari.
Japanese - Fox-shrines. These Shinto shrines, dedicated to the god Inari, have images of seated foxes at the entrance. Also identified as Inari, Vixen-goddess, Vixen-goddess or Inari.

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