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TSUKIYOMI

Picture of the Japanese Moon God TSUKIYOMI from our Japanese mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Japanese Moon God

Also known as TSUKUYOMI, TSUKI-YOMI

The Moon God

Created from a tear from IZANAGI’s right eye.

After an unfortunate dining experience when he killed UKE-MOCHI the Food Goddess, his sister AMATERASU the Sun Goddess will have nothing more to do with him.

TSUKIYOMI FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : TSUKIYOMI
Location : Japan
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : the Moon
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : TSUKUYOMI, TSUKI-YOMI
Popularity index : 19094

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Article last updated on 09 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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