people wanted Racoons because of a cute cartoon, then the racoons destroyed ancient architecture the Japanese had to destroy the "cute" Racoons. Racoons are NOT native to Japan. Humans: we sure make a mess of things!
Details of the roof on Deoksugung Palace Seoul, South Korea. Deoksugung is a walled compound of palaces that were inhabited by various Korean royalty until the colonial period, around the turn of the century.