By Paul D. Storrie
This image novel tells the tale of Amaterasu, the japanese Shinto goddess of the sunlight. Amaterasu's mom and dad create the 1st 8 islands of Japan. Amaterasu's father later places his teenagers in control of elements of the wildlife. appealing and kindly Amaterasu is made the goddess of the sunlight. yet her brother, Susano, god of the ocean and storms, is jealous of his sister's place. In worry of Susano's mood, Amaterasu hides in a cave, plunging the realm into darkness. the opposite gods and goddesses needs to get a hold of a smart plan to entice Amaterasu from her hiding position and fix order to the area.
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Extra info for Amaterasu: Return of the Sun: A Japanese Myth (Graphic Universe)
Susano (soo-sah-noh): the Shinto god of the seas and of storms tsukiyomi (too-kee-yoh-mee): the Shinto god of the moon yomi (yoh-mee): the land of the dead further reading and websites Behnke, Alison. Japan in Pictures. Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century Books, 2003. This book features maps and full-color photographs illustrating Japanese geography, history, and culture. com. htm. This site features information on Japan’s gods and goddesses, heroes, and monsters. Jingu. htm. This website explains Amaterasu’s Shinto shrine, Ise Jingu.
It marks the day she emerged from the cave and the sun returned. ameno tajikarawo: (ah-meh-no tahjih-kah-rah-woh): the Shinto god of strength fields of heaven: paradise, the home of the gods high above the earth ishikori-dome (ee-shee-kor-ee doo-mee): a Shinto smith (someone who forges metal objects) goddess. She is credited with creating the mirror used to lure Amaterasu from her cave. izanagi (ee-zah-nah-gee): the Shinto sky god who created the world with his wife, Izanami original pencil sketch from page 27 46 izanami (ee-zah-nah-mee): the Shinto earth goddess who created the world with her husband, Izanagi kami (kah-mee): divine spirits.
He has returned to live there again and again after living in other cities and states. He began writing professionally in 1987 and has written comics for Caliber Comics, Moonstone Books, Marvel Comics, and DC Comics. Titles he has worked on include Hercules, Robin Hood, Robyn of Sherwood (featuring stories about Robin Hood’s daughter), Batman Beyond, Gotham Girls, Captain America: Red, White and Blue, and Mutant X. ron randall has drawn comics for every major comic publisher in the United States, including Marvel, DC, Image, and Dark Horse.
Amaterasu: Return of the Sun: A Japanese Myth (Graphic Universe) by Paul D. Storrie