Continued from Part 1
This is not a joke I made up. It states in the legend that the wrong bow came back first, yet no one seems to find this odd after her brazen declaration.
That is a joke referencing a popular deity in Amaterasu’s story whom I have not introduced in my comics.
That concludes the Fudoki specials! The next story, cutting back to the Kojiki plot, will be the final one in this series.
Learn about the sites associated with this legend!
The marine caves of Kaka-no-Kukedo
Sada Shrine: The basics
Sada Shrine architecture
Sada Shin Noh, UNESCO Intangible World Heritage at Sada Shrine
Or start reading the next story!
Amaterasu demands that Okuninushi give up his land
(Note: This is local mythology that fits in alongside the Shinto legends known throughout the country, but it was recorded in the Izumo-no-Kuni-Fudoki (Chronicles of Ancient Izumo, 713-733 AD) as opposed to the Kojiki (711-712 AD) or Nihonshoki (720 AD).)
Or see the Kojiki a.t.b.b. masterlist!
The Kojiki Myths in Manga Form