Japanese Mythology

The Shinto and Folk Gods of Japan...


Japanese Tree Spirit

The dear old spirits of the Pine Tree

These are Jo and Uba.

They are the essence of longevity and lasting faithful marriage. As the pine tree is evergreen and a symbol of harmony, fragrance and protection, so are they. Mr Jo will never retire, and Mrs Uba will never become a widow.

Jo Facts and Figures

Name: Jo
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: Spirit
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Trees
Area of expertise: Trees

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2000

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Article last revised on November 03, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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