Japanese Mythology

The Shinto and Folk Gods of Japan...

A-Z List of Japanese Deity Names

The complete alphabetical list of Japanese Gods and Goddess names.

We have 94 individual gods listed in the Japanese pantheon of gods and spirits. Many legendary characters have more than one name. If you include nicknames, official titles and honorifics, some gods have hundreds of names! The Godchecker Holy Database currently contains 225 Japanese deity names — these are listed below.

This list is frequently updated — we are constantly discovering more names!

This list of names from Japanese mythology compiled by the data dwarves at Godchecker.com.