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Tenko (天狐 Tenko, lit. heaven fox) is the leader of the Yōko.
Though typically depicted as a female she was originally portrayed as male.
In the third anime, Tenko is a female kitsune with white fur, four pairs of whiskers above her lips and neck-length orange hair. She has a furry orange eyebrows above her sharp eyes, that have light blue sclerae and thin slit pupils. She wears a long lavender robe that conceals most of her body.
Within the fourth anime, Tenko is a female kitsune with light purple fur, five pairs of whiskers and long white hair. Her eyes have yellow sclerae and circular black pupils, above them are a pair of dark purple eyebrows. She wears a light teal priest outfit.
Tenko are good kitsune that possesses divine powers. Having lived for a thousand years they are usually described as possessing silver, golden, or white fur, and have multiple, often four, bushy tails. They commonly appear as beautiful human-like goddess. Within the kitsune ranked hierarchy, the Tenko are said to be the highest rank and possess magical powers to be on par with gods.
- Tenko's silhouette was briefly seen in the second opening of the 2007 anime.
- ↑ GeGeGe no Kitarō (1996): Episode 72