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The Gods Of Japanese Mythology

Japanese Mythology
The current top ten:


1st : AKUMA
2nd : SUSANOO
3rd : RAIJIN
4th : AMATERASU
5th : RAIJU
6th : BISHAMON
7th : RYUJIN
8th : KAPPA
9th : HOTEI
10th : EKIBIOGAMA

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Introduction

The Japanese have eight hundred myriads of Gods which must cause a few congestion problems on their relatively small islands.

Their major beliefs are Buddhism, Shinto, Yamaha and Objectism, while amidst dragons and demons they have some very endearing Gods of Good Fortune...



REGIONS COVERED: Japan.

Many Gods are spread across different regions, cultures and tribes. We've tried to pin them down to a particular area if possible. But amendments and corrections are always welcome, especially from people with first-hand knowledge. So if you live in the region and would like to comment, we'd love to hear from you. Contact us here.

TRIBES, CULTURES AND PEOPLES COVERED: The Japanese. Obviously.

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