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Uchouten Kazoku (or "The Eccentric Family") is a comedy/drama novel by Tomihiko Morimi and anime by P.A. Works. In Kyoto, several families of Tanuki (raccoon dog), who are able to take any form, are quarreling about who is to be the next Nise-emon (leader of all tanukis).

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How does the dummy-pulled cart work?

Yaichirou has been seen running a cart more than once during the series. It is pulled by a sort of dummy that runs like crazy, with its legs going back and forth. How exactly does this cart work? Is ...
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Why is Benten the way she is?

I don't really understand her. She's human, but she can fly (I guess Akadama-sensei taught her how to fly when he kidnapped her and raised her as a Tengu) but then, she's kinda left him alone. And ...
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Is there something special about Benten?

Near to the end we learn that the reason why Souichirō stopped seeing Akadama-sensei was because whenever Benten was around he could keep his transformation and revert back to being a Tanuki. In the ...