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Amaterasu is described in the Kojiki as the sun goddess who was born from Izanagi& left eye. She was also accompanied by her siblings Susanoo, the storm deity, and Tsukuyomi, the moon deity, who w. Japanese Goddess, Japanese Mythology, Amaterasu Omikami, Minato Y Kushina, Character Art, Character Design, Religion, Warrior Princess, Gods And Goddesses

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Amaterasu is described in the Kojiki as the sun goddess who was born from Izanagi's left eye. She was also accompanied by her siblings Susanoo, the stor... Amaterasu

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A-Yokai-A-Day: Nuppeppo | Matthew Meyer

Today's yokai is Nuppeppo, a bizarre little creature. He appears around midnight in deserted places -- especially graveyards or temples. He appears as a chunk of dead, rotting flesh walking about on its own. For such a horrible, nauseating description, most of the images of him are borderline cute. I couldn't stand for that -- … Continue reading A-Yokai-A-Day: Nuppeppo

Kagu the fire imp Japanese Mythical Creatures, Mythological Creatures, Japanese Mythology, Traditional Japanese Tattoos, Demonology, Cryptozoology, Gods And Goddesses, Werewolf, Deities

Kagu-tsuchi- Japanese myth: the fire god. his birth burned his mother Izanami, causing her death. His father Izanagi, in his grief, beheaded him with his sword, and cut his body into eight pieces, which became eight volcanoes.

Izaname - Japanese Goddess of Life and Death, the Goddess of the Earth and the Fertile soil which gave birth to all of the gods and the goddesses. Japanese Goddess, Japanese Mythology, Divine Goddess, Goddess Art, Spiritual Beliefs, Spirituality, Relationship Astrology, Imagination Art, Classical Mythology

#Izaname - #Japanese #Goddess of Life and Death, the Goddess of the Earth and the Fertile soil which gave birth to all of the gods and the goddesses.

The river dragon, awesome art by sandara Making of. clic to see how the dragon has been drawn [sandara] Fantasy Artwork, Fantasy Paintings, Mermaid Paintings, Digital Paintings, Art Paintings, Dragon Images, Dragon Pictures, Water Dragon, Sea Dragon

Tatsu - Usually found far away from human habitation, these majestic Japanese dragons are thought to be godlike in power and origin, and are heavily associated with water sources and stormy weather. They are capable of shapeshifting in order to interact with humans, and are often prayed to in the hope that they will bring good weather and productive harvests of crops. Some Buddhist temples maintain areas of holy ground dedicated to the wise dragons.

 "fuego sin rumbo") es un yokai o espíritu de la mitología japonesa. Su apariencia es la de un pájaro con cabez. Japanese Mythology, Japanese Folklore, Japanese Art, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, World Mythology, Fantasy Story, Fairy Tales, Multiple Images

Yokai March: Furaribi by rohkova on DeviantArt

Literally meaning aimless fire, these strange Yokai have the body of the bird but a dog-like face, but appear most often as a ball of fire by riverbanks... Yokai March: Furaribi

 human eating ghost from Japanese mythology Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Japanese Mythology, Fantasy Inspiration, Law Enforcement, Food Truck, Folklore, Demons

Jikininki are the Japanese spirits of selfish, greedy, or ungodly people who have passed on. They are said to be cursed to eat the flesh of human corpses. It is also said that they take valuables from the corpses, in order to bribe local law-enforcement officials to leave them alone. Unlike most demons, they actually hate what they are, and are in a constant state of self-disgust and self-loathing.

Gaki: "hungry ghost" Japanese (and Eastern) mythological creature portrayed with swollen belly and narrow throat or small mouth. Ghost is perpetually hungry, but cannot eat (or food burns if it's swallowed). Often associated with abortion. Japanese Mythology, Japanese Folklore, Japanese Art, Mythological Characters, Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Arte Horror, Horror Art, Rennaissance Art

Gaki: "hungry ghost" Japanese (and Eastern) mythological creature portrayed with swollen belly and narrow throat or small mouth. Ghost is perpetually hungry, but cannot eat (or food burns if it's swallowed). Often associated with abortion.

イザナギ (Izanagi) Izanagi is a deity born of the seven divine generations, the spouse and brother of Izanami. With her, they bore many islands, deities, and forefathers of Japan. When she died in. Mythological Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Wicca, Magick, Folklore Japonais, Japanese Mythology, Japanese Artwork, Amaterasu, Japan Art

Izanagi- Japanese myth: brother and consort of Izanami. He is a creator deity, helping form the Japanese islands. During his cleansing rite Amaterasu, the sun goddess, was born from his left eye, Tsukuyomi, the moon god, from his right eye, and Susanoo tempest or storm god from his nose.

Susanoo- Japanese myth: god of the sea, storms, and summer. He was born from Izanagi cleaning his nose. Japanese Mythology, Japanese Folklore, Sea Storm, Japan Art, God Of War, Gods And Goddesses, World Cultures, Storms, Tattoos

Susanoo- Japanese myth: god of the sea, storms, and summer. He was born from Izanagi cleaning his nose.

Clair Obscur is the result of a lot of things I like : I love brillant and dark colors, the light and darkness theme and I love mythology. Clair Obscur- Tsukuyomi, the god of the moon Religion In Japan, Anime Moon, Japanese Mythology, Legends And Myths, Amaterasu, Popular Anime, Moon Goddess, Gods And Goddesses, Deities

Tsukiyomi- Japanese myth: god of the moon. He was born when washed out of Izanagi's right eye. He killed Uke mochi which angered his wife and sister Amaterasu, the sun goddess. She then left to another part of the sky, causing the sun and moon to never be seen together.

Shussebora- Japanese myth: a giant triton conch thst has lived 3 thousand years buried both in a mountain and under the sea turns into a draconic creature. Its meat is said to prolong life. Mythological Creatures, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures, Japanese Mythology, Japanese Folklore, Japanese Yokai, Goku Drawing, Japanese Monster, Legends And Myths

Shussebora- Japanese myth: a giant triton conch thst has lived 3 thousand years buried both in a mountain and under the sea turns into a draconic creature. Its meat is said to prolong life.