With the help of Sarutahiko, he descended from the mysterious Central Land of Reeds and kickstarted proper food production — and civilization.
The grandson of Amaterasu, she passed on to him the sacred items that are the Japanese equivalent to the Crown Jewels only more so: a mirror, a necklace and the sacred sword.
As a deity of rice, he might be a bit starchy and hard-boiled.
Ninigi-no-Mikoto Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ninigi, Ninikine
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Cooking
Area of expertise: Cooking, Cuisine
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 4132
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Article last revised on November 19, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.