Japanese - A man who befriended a shark-man. Samébito had been dismissed from his post as servant to the Dragon Kings so Totaro gave him a home in his garden pond. Totaro fell in love with the lovely Tamana who would marry only the man who could give her 10,000 jewels. Totaro pined away and Samébito wept in sorrow. When Totaro saw the tears turn into rubies, he soon recovered. He persuaded Samébito to weep until he had collected 10,000 rubies and then claimed Tamana as his wife. Also called Totaro.

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