Wiki Category: Shintoshu

Kaguya Hime

Kaguya Hime

Kaguya Hime Kaguya Hime (かぐや姫) is a Spirit who lives upon Mount Fuji. She is mentioned during the Folktale Princess Glory which can be found in the Shintōshū. In the tale, she learns of a lonely old couple who want a child and so disguises herself as a child, hiding[...]

Princess Glory

Princess Glory

See also: List of Folktales Princess Glory Princess Glory is a japanese folktale which can be found in the Shintōshū, this document coming form the 14th Century giving tales of various gods. The story is set during the reign of Emperor Yuryaku, the 21st Emperor from the Kofun Period and[...]

Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji

Co-ordinates: 35°21′29″N, 138°43′52″E Region: Chūbu Region Prefecture: Shizuoka Prefecture, Yamanashi Prefecture. Height: 3,776m Mount Fuji Mount Fuji (富士山) is the tallest mountain in Japan, reaching a height of 3,776 meters. The mountain itself has 3 subsidiary volcanoes by the names of Komitake, Ko-Fuji and Shin-Fuji. Shin-Fuji being the most active[...]