Unknown Story

Updated: 2/9/2021
Unknown Story

Storyboard Text

  • Izanagi and his wife, Izanami – who were asked by the spirits to create a new land
  • They were given a spear, which they plunged into the ocean. As they pulled the spear from the ocean, drops fell from the tip forming the first Japanese island. They then gave birth
  • Izanami died while giving birth to the fire God
  • Izanagi followed her to the Land of the Dead, to bring her back, but she refused
  • He returned alone, but by doing so brought many impurities back to Earth with him.
  • Izanagi washed himself clean, and the water drops that fell from his body became other gods