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Izanami-no-Mikoto is the goddess of creation and death in the Shinto religion. Izanami-no-Mikoto is not a psychopomp in the traditional sens.

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As per Japanese mythology, Susano'o is the wild god of sea and storms, brother to Tsukuyomi and Amaterasu. He was born from Izanagi washing his nose.

Izanami- In Japanese Mythology she is the goddess of both creation and death-by Apinyo Yuwasilp

Izanami - (Japanese Mythology) She is the goddess of both creation and death - by Apinyo Yuwasilp

In Japanese mythology, Izanami-no-Mikoto, also given as 伊弉冉尊 or 伊邪那美命, meaning "she who invites" is a goddess of both creation and death, as well as the former wife of the god Izanagi-no-Mikoto. She is also referred to as Izanami-no-kami.

In Japanese mythology, Izanami-no-Mikoto, also given as 伊弉冉尊 or 伊邪那美命, meaning "she who invites" is a goddess of both creation and death, as well as the former wife of the god Izanagi-no-Mikoto. She is also referred to as Izanami-no-kami.

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.

Enenra- Japanese folklore: a creature composed entirely of smoke. It resided in bonfires and it could take the form of a human. It could only be seen by those who have a pure heart.

Enenra- Japanese folklore: a creature composed entirely of smoke. It resided in bonfires and it could take the form of a human. It could only be seen by those who have a pure heart.

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

Bakemono Zukushi - Japanese monsters (4)

Bakemono Zukushi – Japanese monsters from the Edo period

The Bakemono Zukushi handscroll, painted in the Edo period century) by an unknown artist, depicts 24 traditional monsters that once used to spook the people of Japan. Sara-hebi (shown here) is a large, snake-like creature with the head of a woman.

Toyotama-hime, better known as Otohime [乙姫], is the Japanese goddess of dragons and the sea. She is the daughter of the sea King Ryujin.

Toyotama-hime, better known as Otohime [乙姫], is the Japanese goddess of dragons and the sea. She is the daughter of the sea King Ryujin.

Onryo - Japanese Ghost - They are the ghosts of people who died with such strong passions, such as jealousy, rage or hatred, that their soul is unable to pass on, and instead, transforms into a powerful, wrathful spirit bent on vengeance on anyone or anything it encounters.

Onryou- **the violent and turbulent type of yurei who died in the midst of emotional turmoil or wasn't buried with proper rituals and prayer, doomed to forever wander between this and the afterlife in agony and vengence**

Raijin (雷神?) by Kawanabe Kyosai. Raijin is a god of lightning, thunder and storms in the Shinto religion and in Japanese mythology

"Raijin" (雷神) Raijin Is A God Of Lightning, Thunder, & Storms In The Shinto Religion & In Japanese Mythology.

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