Japanese Mythology

The Shinto and Folk Gods of Japan...

KAMI

Shinto Deities

Also known as KANG, KAMUI

Gods of Incomprehensible Things

There are over eight million of them, so if you find something you don’t understand, there’s probably a God for it amongst the Kami.

They are divided into Heavenly Incomprehensibles (Amatsu-Kami) and Earthly ones (Kunitsu-Kami) if that’s any help. We find the whole idea pretty incomprehensible ourselves, but we don’t know if there’s a Kami of Kami.

Kami Facts and Figures

Name: Kami
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: KANG, KAMUI

Gender: Male and female
Type: Deities
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Many Things
Area of expertise: Many things, lots of stuff

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 265

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Article last revised on November 19, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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