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Neko-Sennin
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Name
Japanese ネコ仙人
English Cat Hermit
Profile
Species Yōkai
Gender Male
First Appearance
Manga Neko-Sennin (1965)
Anime Series 1 Episode 17 (1968)
Portrayals
1968 anime Hiroshi Ōtake
1985 anime Takeshi Aono
1996 anime Kōji Yada

Hisao Egawa (Ep. 64)

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Neko-Sennin (ネコ仙人, cat hermit) is a yōkai.

Legend

Neko-Sennin is an ancient (1200 years old) yōkai sage who obtains immortality by transferring his soul (while he was alive) from cat to cat. The purpose of transferring his soul to every cat is to protect his frozen body that is laid in a tomb in a mountain called "Nekotsuka" from rats and bugs.

Appearance

Personality

History

Manga / First Anime

He appears in the story Neko-Sennin and in episode 17 of the first anime adaption, Neko-Sennin.

Abilities

Gallery