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Q: 狸, たぬき, Tanuki, racoon dogs are a very
common animal in Japan, but they are relatively rare in the world except certain Asian countries.

By the way, たぬきち Tanukichi (i don't know his English name) is an important supporting character in Animal Crossing.

However, do you know what he is? does this sound natural?
A: × common animal in Japan, but they are relatively rare in the world except certain Asian countries.
✓ common animal in Japan, but they are relatively rare in the rest of the world, except for in a few other Asian countries.

× By the way, たぬきち Tanukichi (i don't know his English name) is an important supporting character in Animal Crossing.
✓ By the way, たぬきち Tanukichi (i don't know his English name) is an important side character in Animal Crossing.

× However, do you know what he is?
✓ However, do you know what (type of animal) he is?

Q: 狸, たぬき, Tanuki, racoon dogs are a very
common animal in Japan, but they are relatively rare in the world except certain Asian countries.

By the way, たぬきち Tanukichi (i don't know his English name) is an important supporting character in Animal Crossing.

However, do you know what he is? does this sound natural?
A: I think you could change the

'...but they are relatively rare in the world except certain Asian countries.'

to

'...but they are predominantly found within certain Asian countries, meaning they are relatively rare.'

Other than that it is pretty natural. がんばって

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