Japanese - A Shinto god of thunder. Father of Raitaro. He ate the navels of the dead and when he saw Chiyo, killed by Shokura, lying dead in a wood, he restored her to life and took her into the heavens. He is said to have defeated the invading Mongols by creating a great thunderstorm which killed all but three of them. He is depicted as a clawed demon with red skin, sitting on a cloud, shooting arrows at the enemies of the people. Also referred to as Raiden, Raijin, Raijin, Karaijin, Karai-shin, Kaminari, Kaminari, Kami-nari, Kaminari Sama, Kaminarisan, Nari-kami, Naru-kami, Thunder Woman or The Thunder Woman.

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