Yamato-no-Orochi

Japanese - An eight-headed dragon. This beast, which was large enough to cover eight mountains and valleys and even had trees growing on its back, was attacking the maiden Inadahime when Susanowa arrived on the scene. He killed the dragon and married the girl. In one of the dragon's tails, Susanowa found the magic sword, Kusangi. In some stories, the killer of this beast was Yegaro-no-Heida. In some references, referred to as Yamato-no-Orochi, Koshi, Koshi, Uwabami or Uwabami.

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