Return of the Sun : A Japanese Myth

Book - 2007
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This graphic novel tells the story of Amaterasu, the Japanese Shinto goddess of the sun. Amaterasu's parents create the first eight islands of Japan. Amaterasu's father later puts his children in charge of parts of the natural world. Beautiful and kindly Amaterasu is made the goddess of the sun. But her brother, Susano, god of the sea and storms, is jealous of his sister's position. In fear of Susano's temper, Amaterasu hides in a cave, plunging the world into darkness. The other gods and goddesses must come up with a clever plan to lure Amaterasu from her hiding place and restore order to the world.

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Graphic Universe, c2007
ISBN: 9780822559689
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Randall, Ron
Alternative Title: Return of the sun


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