In the end of episode 9, Inari's assigned apprentice familiar Kon the two guardian foxes of Uka-sama start crying the sound "kon" and soon the other foxes around Inari shrine respond, gathering as blue magic fires on the road up the mountain.

Is this like dog's barking is transcribed as "woof" but in fox version? Or is it a name of some higher power they were calling?

  • For more information, see this documentary.
    – senshin
    Apr 7 '14 at 0:25
  • @senshin come on, I was trying to avoid phrasing the question like that!
    – Hakase
    Apr 7 '14 at 6:10

It's how Japanese interpret phonetically the cries of foxes, the english equivalent to "woof". There's no special meaning in the title.

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