Goddess of the Sun
Amaterasu (天照) is the Japanese sun goddess, daughter of creator deities Izanagi and Izanami, and central to the Shinto religion. It is from her the Japanese nobility claims descent and their divine right to rule.
God of Storms
The Japanese god of sea and storms, Susanoo is a chaotic, stubborn soul who wielded the Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi and slew the dragon Orochi.
Goddess of Foxes
Inari (稲荷) is the Japanese kami of prosperity, rice, and tea, and protector of foxes. A complex deity widely worshiped throughout Japan, Inari is variously portrayed as male, female and androgynous.
Goddess of the Dawn
Ame-no-Uzume is the Japanese goddess of the dawn, known for her merriment and humor. Credited with inventing the performing arts, her spontaneous dancing once saved the world from eternal darkness.
Explore the Japanese pantheon and rediscover the ancient Shinto and Buddhist gods including Amaterasu, Izanagi, Susanoo, Tsukuyomi, Ebisu, Raijin and more.
God of Creation
Izanagi is the father of the Japanese kami, creator of the islands of Japan, and father to Amaterasu, Tsukuyomi, Susanoo, and countless other gods.
God of Thunder
Raijin (雷神) is the Japanese god of thunder, lightning, and storms. Often appearing alongside his brother, Fujin, the god of the wind, Raijin brings vital rains and leaves a wake of chaos and destruction.
God of the Wind
Fujin (風神) is the Japanese god of the wind, a popular and terrifying demon. His bag of air moves all the world’s winds, and he is a powerful force of nature alongside his brother, the thunder god Raijin.
God of Fishermen
One of the Seven Lucky Gods, Ebisu is the kami of luck and prosperity. With his grand smile and a boisterous laugh, he represents the abundance of the sea.