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Tankororin (タンコロリン Tankororin) is a persimmon yōkai.

Appearance

In the 2007 anime, Tankororin is a giant persimmon that is about as tall as an adult, having the shape of a human head and being yellow-orange in color with olive green leaves and stem. His face is rather detailed, consisting of a large hooked nose, plump lips, and a pair of black rings surrounding his eyes that have yellow sclerae with orange irises and black pupils.

Within the 2018 anime, Tankororin appears relatively the same, being a giant persimmon that is shaped like a human head, where he is larger than an adult and is yellow-orange in color with yellow-green leaves and stem. He has a detailed face, having a large hooked nose, plump lips, and a pair of eyes that have yellow sclerae with red irises and black pupils with a pair of thick black rings surrounding them. He is usually seen wearing a white headband.[1]

Personality

History

2007 Anime

He's the 14th of the chosen 47 Yōkai Warriors. He's the representative of Miyagi and his mark is located on his chin.

2018 Anime

Tankororin appears in episode #28, The Great Yōkai War. He appears along with several other yōkai of the GeGeGe Forest to help Kitarō fight off the Western Yōkai.[1]

Episode 35: Tankororin is among the crowd of yōkai gathered around the GeGeGe House, trying to drive Agnès out of the forest. He listens to Medama-Oyaji's warning that if they drive her out then the tragedy Malay yōkai will repeat somewhere else. Soon followed by Kitarō as he explains how grave the consequences are if Japan becomes a part of Backbeard's empire, causing the crowd to look at one another. Until their attention is drawn to Kitarō as he stands on his resolve to fight.[2]

Powers and Abilities

Legend

The Tankororin springs forth from untended persimmon trees, where the fruits, if left unpicked on the tree for too long, transform into Tankororin. They appear wearing monk clothing and spreads persimmon seeds wherever they go. Another name for it is Tantankororin (タンタンコロリン), where Mizuki's use of Tankororin became more popularly used.

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