Japanese Mythology

The Shinto and Folk Gods of Japan...

RYUJIN

Shinto Sea fabulous creature

Also known as Ryojin, Ryu-O

Picture of the Japanese Sea fabulous creature Ryujin from our Japanese mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

The Dragon King of the Sea

He is Lord of the Ocean and wielder of the Tide Jewels that make the tides work.

He lives in a lovely coral palace and is served by half-human, half-fish butlers. Ryujin’s daughter is the lovely luminous Toyotama-Hime.

Ryujin Facts and Figures

Name: Ryujin
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Ryojin, Ryu-O

Gender: Male
Type: fabulous creature
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: the Ocean
Area of expertise: Sea, Seas, Ocean, Oceans

Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 1288

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

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