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This is just how anime shows "a very disgusting thing vaguely shaped and colored like this". It's not a new thing, off the top of my head I can remember one other instance for which we have a question here: Why are there censored/retracted art when there is no problem and here's the video of that fragment. Also see this question and its answer: Why do they ...


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While it hasn't been explicitly stated in the show, I think the biggest factor is that it's an extremely intimate thing to do. It might be a bit disgusting when put this way, but a lot of intimate acts amongst humans involve the mingling or exchanging of bodily fluids; and that extends to the deal with vampires drinking blood - it's a precious bodily fluid, ...


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Well, having just watched the series, I think they have the right of it, in that Tohru hopes that by having Miss Kobayashi eat her tail, she will gain her power, thus allowing her to keep their little family together. Not only is there the concept in parts of Asia and most early tribal civilizations of eating mythical beasts to gain their power... but then ...


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