Japanese Mythology

Japanese Gods

Japanese gods and goddesses include everyone from powerful creator gods to minor, localized kami. Particularly notable is the sun goddess Amaterasu, held to be the divine ancestor of the first emperor of Japan, a lineage that remains unbroken into the current day.

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Japanese Gods

The gods and goddesses of Japan, primordial creators and incarnations of nature