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The raijyu  is a legendary creature from Japanese mythology. Its body is composed of lightning and may be in the shape of a cat, fox, weasel, or wolf. The form of a white and blue wolf (or even a wolf wrapped in lightning) is also common. It may also fly about as a ball of lightning (in fact, the creature may be an attempt to explain the phenomenon of lightning). Its cry sounds like thunder.

The raijyu is a legendary creature from Japanese mythology. Its body is composed of lightning and may be in the shape of a cat, fox, weasel, or wolf.

The Wish / Kitsune Fox Girl Yokai Deer / by TeaFoxIllustrations

A young kitsune girl seeks the help of a wish granting spirit, hoping to gain exit from the realm of hungry ghosts. - by Sarah Graybill

Amaterasu, goddess of the sun in Japanese mythology, was a beautiful and…

Amaterasu The Great Goddess Spirit Shining in Heaven, this Japanese Sun Goddess ruled weaving and agriculture.

Amaterasu [天照], Amaterasu-ōmikami or Ōhirume-no-muchi-no-kami is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe.  In Japanese mythology, Amaterasu, the goddess of th

Amaterasu [天照], Amaterasu-ōmikami or Ōhirume-no-muchi-no-kami is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. In Japanese mythology, Amaterasu, the goddess of th

The fox has been revered as a wise, intelligent (sometimes mischievous) creature in Japanese mythology, figuring into many ancient tales as a yokai (spirit-creature) of much reknown. Able to shapeshift and grow even wiser with great age, the multi-tailed KITSUNE was one supernatural being that truly commanded respect and awe in Japanese history!  #Kitsune #Fox #Yokai #JapaneseMythology #Kami #Japan #Mythology #MrPsMythopedia #Infographic  https://www.facebook.com/MrPsMythopedia/

The fox has been revered as a wise, intelligent (sometimes mischievous) creature in Japanese mythology, figuring into many ancient tales as a yokai (spirit-creature) of much reknown. Able to shapeshift and grow even wiser with great age, the multi-tailed KITSUNE was one supernatural being that truly commanded respect and awe in Japanese history! #Kitsune #Fox #Yokai #JapaneseMythology #Kami #Japan #Mythology #MrPsMythopedia #Infographic https://www.facebook.com/MrPsMythopedia/

Jorōgumo by Nikkie Stinchcombe / Little Paper Forest. Jorōgumo is a spider demon from Japanese mythology. She's a shape-shifting demon who takes the appearance of a seductive woman and lures her victims into a quiet shack to devour them.  | Blasphemous Rumours   I’m working on my second mini comic; “Femme Fatale Vol. 2!” w...

Jorōgumo by Nikkie Stinchcombe / Little Paper Forest. Jorōgumo is a spider demon from Japanese mythology. She's a shape-shifting demon who takes the appearance of a seductive woman and lures her victims into a quiet shack to devour them.

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