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The following page lists all significant occupations in the Len'en Project, in order of appearance.

Shinto Priest[edit]

A Shinto priest (神主, Kannushi, lit. "God master"), also called Shinshoku (神職, lit. "God's employee") is a person in the Shinto religion who is responsible for the maintenance of a Shinto shrine as well as for leading worship of a given god. The characters for kannushi are sometimes also read as jinshu with the same meaning. The role of a Shinto priest was traditionally fulfilled by a male, but female Shinto priests can be found as well nowadays.

Originally, Shinto priests were intermediaries between gods and could transmit their will to common humans. A Shinto priest was a man capable of miracles or a holy man who, because of his practice of purification rites, was capable to work as a medium for a god, but later the term evolved to being synonymous with shinshoku, that is, a man who works at a shrine and holds religious ceremonies there. The clothes they wear, for example the jōe, the ebōshi and the kariginu do not have any special religious significance, but are simply official garments used in the past by the Imperial court. This detail reveals the close connection between kami worship and the figure of the Emperor. Other implements used by Shinto priests include a baton called a shaku and a wand decorated with white paper streamers (shide) called ōnusa.

Tsurubami is Shinto priest of the Senri Shrine. Tsurubami is described as an oppressive, manipulative dictator that both youkai and humans live in fear and ignorance of. Currently, they are on a vacation in the Outside World with Tsubakura Enraku and Yabusame Houlen taking over for them.

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Assassin[edit]

An Assassin (刺客, shikaku) is someone who attacks and/or murders someone else by a sudden and/or secret attack, usually for political reasons. Kurohebi is an assassin who is tasked to assassinate Tsubakura, although they haven't assassinated anyone. Taira no Fumikado fled from the Capital City to try and escape from assassins. Hibaru Kokutenshi also once attempted to assassinate Tsurubami Senri.

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Magician[edit]

A Magician (魔法使い, mahou-tsukai, lit. "user of the sorcerous method") usually refers to humans who are supposedly capable of using magic. Originally the character ma () referred to dark arts, demons and those who trafficked with them, but in modern times it can also refer to any kind of Western-style magic, good or evil. Hooaka Shitodo is so far the only character described to be a magician, although there is no information related to this.

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Youkai Exterminator[edit]

A youkai exterminator (妖怪退治屋, Youkai taiji-ya) is, in the Len'en Project, a human who specialises in taking care of youkai who causes mischief. This mischief may be the cause of an incident, or the youkai may simply be passing by without bad reason. Humans don't "exterminate" in a literal sense to mean "kill", only to punish them. Youkai fear Tsurubami Senri the most. This title is based on how the Touhou Project uses youkai exterminators.

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Swindler[edit]

A swindler (詐欺師, sagishi, also known by various names) is a person who deceives someone to obtain money or other advantages as a salesperson. Jun Amanomiya is labelled as a swindler, who is a rain youkai that delibrately makes it rain in order to sell their raingear. Despite being a rain youkai, they hate rain and moisture because it makes their clothes wet. But if they don't make it rain, they can't make a living.

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Debt Collector[edit]

A debt collector (取立て屋, toritate-ya) is a person employed to give loans to those who need financial assistance. They will visit the clients at different times to then take back the money given, and will raise interest if the loan cannot be paid. The only known collection agency existant in Mugenri is Gappori, where Hibaru Kokutenshi is employed. They frequently fly into higher altitudes to look for the sun, which has owed a huge loan for a long time. They are known to more so be a loanshark, charging higher rates than what is legally allowed.

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Artisan[edit]

An artisan (職人, Shokunin), also a craftsperson, is a skilled craft worker who makes or creates things by hand that may be functional or strictly decorative, such as furniture, decorative arts, sculptures, household items and tools, etc. Artisans practice a craft and may reach the expressive levels of an artist through experience and aptitude. Sukune Katano specialises in creating sculptures such as haniwas made of clay. Yago Ametsukana could also be an artisan due to specialising in creating weapons.

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Barrier Builder[edit]

A Barrier Builder (結界屋, Kekkai-ya) is a person who builds and maintains barriers. The only known barrier shop in Mugenri is Azumaterasu. Tenkai Zuifeng, an apprentice barrier builder, works there, and is shown to repair the Mugenri Barrier and utilize barriers in their attacks. They are good at making barriers, but not so much at repairing and maintaining them.

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Informant[edit]

An informant (情報屋, Jouhou-ya) is a person who provides privileged information about a person or organization to an agency, regardless of consent. Suzumi Kuzu is the only known informant as of now, who has secretly provided information to several key characters in the series at various times. They explore Mugenri and its histories in trying to collect as much information as possible.

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Spell Collector[edit]

A spell collector (スペルコレクター, superu korekutaa) is a person who collects Spell Cards from other people who are able to make them. They either challenge them to a spell card duel to gain their cards or steal cards from others. The only known spell collection agency in Mugenri is Haiji Senri's Spell Card Shop. A self-proclaimed expert on spell cards, Haiji challenges others to spell card duels to take their spell cards, they then make copies of them and sell them to their customers. They are especially interested in spell cards made by "naturals", those who can make spell cards without training.

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Casino Dealer[edit]

A Casino Dealer (ディーラー, Diiraa) is a person who works at a casino gambling table to assist in the conduct of the game, especially in the distribution of bets and payouts. The only known casino in Mugenri is the state-owned casino Dhanya Nakta Hotel & Casino in Devanagara, where Xeno a works. Xeno a uses their ability to manipulate probabilities to rig the games, making the players lose all the time and helping the casino make a large amount of money.

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