Category Archives: Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha

Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha – 03

Bothersome brothers. It must have been brother’s day in Kyoto during this episode of Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha, given the focus placed on the elder siblings of both Uka-sama and Inari herself. Episode three, titled “Elder Brother, Swarm, Excessive Love”, was … Continue reading

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Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha – 02

Trials & transformations. If Mount Ogura’s Autumn-colored maple leaves Had heart, they’d wait Through the deep snow For a fleeting royal visit – Poem #26 of the Ogura Hyakunin Isshu, by Fujiwara no Tadahira (translation by Frank Watson) For me, Inari, … Continue reading

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Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha – 01

Kansai-ben Kami. From MAL: Fushimi Inari is a shy, not-so-bright middle school girl living in Kyoto’s Fushimi ward. She has a crush on her classmate Tanbabashi, but cannot express her feelings. One day, as thanks for helping a fox pup, … Continue reading

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