Japanese Mythology

Japanese Creation Myth: The Story of Izanagi and Izanami

Tasked by their primordial elders, the lovers Izanagi and Izanami were tasked with taming the chaos of the world and gave birth to many of Japan’s most important deities.

Utagawa Hiroshige, c. 1847–1852




Learning about other cultures by sharing folklore and mythology from around the world.

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