伊弉冉尊 (Izanami-no-Mikoto) Izanami is the goddess of creation and death and is the wife of Izanagi. From their union, the great eight islands of Japan were born. She died giving birth to Kagu-Tsuchi and.
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 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.