The only role the kumihothe nine-tailed foxplays in
Korea is the demoness. Whether she appears as maiden, wife, or succubus,
the kumiho's sole goals are power and death. She is the only kind
of fox that kills with her own hands, and also the only kind of
fox that eats her prey.
Fenkl, Heinz Insu, "Fox
Wives and Other Dangerous Women".
La Shure, Charles, "Kumiho".
Mayer, Frederick J., "The Tales of KuMiHo". In Lair of the Shebitch.
A thorough discussion of the kumiho, with considerable detail and references to Korean stories.
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Salt Peddler and the White Fox". On The
Zong In-Sob. Folk Tales from Korea. Elizabeth, NJ: Hollym
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Fox with Nine Tails
A 1994 film about a kumiho who must have sex
with human men in order to become human herself. Directed by Park
Mist (formerly Kumiho)
A horror movie by Young Man Kang. The details
of this movie are so vague that I can't even tell if it's finished,
and Kang's own web
page doesn't go into any detail.