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

Nekomata, two-tailed cat yōkai (supernatural creature) of folklore and classical kaidan | ニャア | 夜鷹 [pixiv] http://www.pixiv.net/member_illust.php?mode=medium&illust_id=29587646

“Nyaa” by ぴーすけ “Nekomata” is a lower level Japanese demon cat with a forked tail. Nekomatas walk on their hind legs and have necromancing ability.

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.

Izanami- Kitsune Queen -A nine-tailed kitsune, the most powerful of their species -Has 4 male mates

the milky way in Japanese mythology was a river dividing two lovers. Once every hundred years they would cross it and meet.

the milky way in Japanese mythology was a river dividing two lovers. Once every hundred years they would cross it and meet. This is adapted from the Chinese story of the celestial weaver and the cowherd.

Der Wunsch / Kitsune Fox Mädchen Yokai von TeaFoxIllustrations - reminds me of "Princess Mononoke"!

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

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.

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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