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Amaterasu (天照?) is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. The name Amaterasu derived from Amateru meaning "shining in heaven." The meaning of her whole name, Amaterasu-ōmikami, is "the great august kami (god) who shines in the heaven".[1] The Emperor of Japan is said to be a direct descendant of Amaterasu.

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Amaterasu [天照], Amaterasu-ōmikami or Ōhirume-no-muchi-no-kami is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. In Japanese mythology, Amaterasu, the goddess of th

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okami amaterasu human form - Google Search

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White Light Majesty by Lhuin.deviantart.com on @deviantART

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Amaterasu. Because mythology is always awesome

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A painting of Amaterasu from okami (if you want to see the actual name, look at the previous pinner's comment)

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Amaterasu: Japanese goddess, uniqe as one of the few women to personify the SUN.

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Amaterasu from Okami

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