Kuku Hayate manga
As the town’s sheriff, Fran was on an errant for his people. Alas, on his journey back, his horse died. Stranded in the middle of a desert with his only transport to civilisation dead to the world, Fran had to endure scorching heat to reach his town. Wandering for days, his weakened body betrayed him, only to be saved by a Native American… Summary from Canna (that’s originally in English): Fran used to engage in murders and robberies. He now shows remorse for those illegal dealings, and works as a sheriff in a small town. He lost his pony and wanders in the wilderness asking himself, “Is this a return of my past misdeads?”
The gate that leads the souls of the dead into the Underworld – that is called “Shisei Gokumon”. There is a watchman at the front and the back of the gate.The black Gozu and the white Mezu.The only time they are able to meet is during the diminutive span of time when the gate is open. “I want to touch the ox-headed demon dyed in darkness.” “I don’t want to stain the pure white horse-headed demon.” Two beings who can never be permitted to touch each other, despite their mutual affections. So close...yet so far. Those thoughts could only lead to... If they were human,perhaps this could be referred to as “love”.
From Loveless: The protectors of a certain fox deity shrine happen to be Unka, an overly-serious red fox with a low social status, and Aura, a delinquent, pure-bred white fox. Can Unka, who is unable to express himself honestly, and Aura, who always goes all-out to get what he wants, really fall in love!? For another adult animal-eared series, check out the postscript at the end...