In Tatebayashi Gunma Morinji Temple is famous for the legend of a famous tanuki raccoon dog Bunbuku Chagama. The story is well known in Japan. Long long ago, there was a temple named Morinji. One day a man bought some utensils and was walking in the woods. He found a tanuki raccoon dog caught in a trap. He felt sorry for the tanuki and set him free.