Japanese Mythological Characters

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Amaterasui (天照大神 or 天照大御神)
The goddess of the sun.
Uzume (天鈿女命)
The goddess of dawn and revelry.
Fūjin (風神)
The god of the wind and one of the eldest Shinto gods, said to have been present at the creation of the world.
Hachiman (八幡神)
The god of war.
Inari Ōkami (稲荷大神)
The god or goddess of rice and fertility.
Izanagi (伊邪那岐)
The forefather of the gods, he is the first male as well as the god of creation and life.
Izanami (伊邪那美)
Izanagi's wife and sister, she is the first female as well as the goddess of creation and death.
Omoikane (思兼)
The deity of wisdom and intelligence.
Raiden (雷電)
The god of thunder and lightning.
Ryūjin (龍神)
The god of the sea.
Suijin (水神)
The god of water.
Susanowo (須佐之男尊)
The god of storms as well as in some cases the god of the sea.
Tenjin (天神)
The god of scholarship
Tsukiyomi (月読の命)
The god of the moon.
Amatsu (天津甕星)
The god of stars.
Konohanasakuya (木花之開耶姫)
The goddess of Mount Fuji.
Ōyamatsumi (大山積神)
The god of mountains, sea, and war.
Sukuna (少名毘古那)
The god of medicine and rain.
Tajimamori (田道間守)
The god of sweets and confections.
Uke Mochi (保食神)
The goddess of food.
Seidai Myōjin (猿田毘古神)
The god of sports.