(Chaos War#3) - Amaterasu attended the Council of Godheads representing the Amatsu-Kami and discussed the situation with Amatsu-Mikaboshi, who had overturned the underworld as the Chaos King, utilizing deceased Olympians such as Zeus, Hera and Ares as his thralls. The rival gods had taken Minerva with them to the Underground, but Amaterasu took her back to Valhalla while they were busy fighting the others. [1], Amaterasu produces black flames at the focal point of the user's vision. Chaos War#3 (January, 2011) - Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente (writers), Khoi Pham (pencils), Tom Palmer (inks), Mark Paniccia (editor) Amaterasu is a Magic in which its users perform different hand patterns to create different effects. With her mother being very supportive of all of her "Identity" issues while growing up and indulged her during her "Druidy" phase and allowed her to legally change her name and later was stated to fully support her daughter after becoming "Amaterasu". Japan) including superhuman strength (possibly Class 25 or above), stamina, After Hercules was forced to strike down his possessed father, he impugned Amaterasu and the Council for not rallying to his aid, which inadvertently alerted the Chaos King to their location. Amaterasu joined Baal and Sakhmet in battle against a dissident faction of the Pantheon led by a mysteriously returned Persephone, who they believed to be an enemy. They became enemies when Amaterasu sided with Ananke against Laura (now Persephone), but later joined forces when Minerva was captured and almost sacrificed. Ananke manipulated Amaterasu (and several other gods) to fight against Persephone's faction of the Pantheon. "Amatsu" is a Japanese prefix that translates to "heavenly." She killed Baal during the final confrontation with him and disabled Set by summoning a locomotive steam engine using her solar travel powers. Though she is seemingly immune to the effects this brings, this form of travel appears to take its toll on anyone she takes with her, as it o… I'm not sure how much of the mythological info for Amaterasu regarding her history, relatives, other names, et al. Weight: Variable Amaterasu (天照) is in de Japanse mythologie de godin van de zon.Haar volledige naam is Amaterasu-ō-mi-kami (天照大神) hetgeen betekent: glorieuze godin die in de hemelen schijnt of doorluchtige die de hemelen doet schijnen.Zij wordt als een directe voorouder van de Japanse keizerlijke familie beschouwd. Amaterasu is a young, white woman with long red hair and brown eyes. She is seen as the Goddess of the Sun and Light, but also of the Universe. Amaterasu is mentioned in the Amatsu-Kami bio in the All-New Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: A-Z Update#1. During the course of her "Imperial Phase", Amatersu was also shown to have become increasingly hedonistic,narcissistic,selfish and somewhat arrogant due to her "Godhood" and has seemingly become more dangerous as a result. This interest grew after a trip to Japan with her father when she was eight. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Amaterasu was stated to have deeply treasured the time she spend with him and her happiest memories being of him first taking her to japan as a child and introducing her to japanese culture that eventually lead with her fixation with "Amaterasu". As seen where she went as far as founding her own cult called "ShinTwo" that was obviously highly insensitive and offensive to the actual religion and her even threatening Cassandra when she began to question and worry for Amaterasu's state of mind, as seen where she threatened to teleport Cassandra into the orbit of the sun if she didn't stop questioning her. She was a very important deity to the Japanese, ancestor to their divine kings, and possibly based on an actual legendary ruler. She first appeared in Issue 1, but her story was later explored on 1923. (Daimon Hellstrom, the Panther God, Sersi, Silver Surfer/Norrin Radd, Venus the siren), Known Relatives: Izanagi (father), The scale of the destruction caused by these explosions seems to be linked to the amount of seals used in the spell, as while Formul… Having an optimistic outlook, but not being very self-aware or realizing the true consequences of her actions. Amaterasu appeared in the 1920s Recurrence. Thor & Hercules: Encyclopedia Mythologica (2009) - Anthony Flamini, Greg Pak, Fred Van Lante & Paul Cornell (writers), Jeff Youngquist (editor) Amaterasu and the rest of the Council quickly retreated as the Chaos King attacked them and used their location to jointly access the other godly realms, devastating the Mayan underworld and the Otherworld of the Celtic gods before turning his attention towards the realm of the Amatsu-Kami. Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page. As seen where she had the tendency to ignore or forget vital information in the worst of times, as seen where she completely forgot of Sakhmet being knocked out during Ananke's death and was thus oblivious to her not knowing of what really happened and nonchalantly telling her of what really happened.With her once again forgetting or simply never bothering to learn of the latter's vicious,unstable,murderous and bloodthirsty tendencies whenever she deems someone was "mocking" her and "laughing" about her behind her back due to her being out of the loop. Later during their time together in The Pantheon and them airing out their issues, Cassandra/Urdr was shown to have developed a slightly better view of Amaterasu and has now begun considering her as something akin to a friend. ... She is also the physical embodiment of Amaterasu's Drive. Since Marvel cannot copyright mythological deities, their take on the character may not resemble the actual deity. Amaterasu set up her own cult named ShinTwo and enlisted Dionysus' help in throwing a party to celebrate. However, not all of the gods cared, and a Pantheon vote on the matter determined that they would do nothing to fight them as a group. This article contains spoilers for Issue 31 of The Wicked + The Divine. The mythological Amaterasu is the sister of Susanoo, who appeared alongside Amaterasu in the 1920s Recurrence. She also unknowingly enabled Woden and Ananke to witness the trial, as they scryed through her jewellery. When using her mystical abilities, her hair blazed with fire. Eyes: Unrevealed However, if the target can move fast enough to prevent being focused on, Amaterasu will miss them when it's cast. [7] Throughout the series some objects have shown some degree of imperviousness to the flames such as Gaara's chakra-infused sand,[8] and Naruto's Version 1 chakra cloak. Amaterasu is described as a sun goddess, and therefore possesses solar-based powers: This article is incomplete. encountered Susanoo and Tsukuyomi, who turned out to be under the thrall of Amatsu-Mikaboshi along with the previously slain and restored Inari and Amaterasu. Takehaya Susano'o (BlazBlue) is the god of destruction in the BlazBlue universe, Amaterasu's younger brother and the true identity of Yuuki Terumi. Height: Variable Amaterasu has no known connections to, images: (without ads) The flames cannot be extinguished with water or any other normal methods;[5] only the user can put the flames out. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Powers/Abilities: Amaterasu possessed the conventional powers of the Amatsu-Kami (Gods of Japan) including superhuman strength (possibly Class 25 or above), stamina, vitality, resistance to injury and an immortality comparable to the Olympian gods. After the Judge Holmes murder, Lucifer told Amaterasu to go to Ananke for help. According to the Kojiki and the Nihon Shoki, in … Read at your own risk. Tsuki-Yomi, Kagutsuchi, Ebisu (brothers), Takamimusubi (husband/uncle), Awo-kashiki Amaterasu was also shown to have a cowardly streak, as seen where she was willing to abandon Minerva after seeing Ananke kill her "parents" and later was seen to immediately flee upon unknowingly enraging Sakhmet due to her air-headed nature and abandon all of the defenseless party-goers to prioritize saving her own life first. Amaterasu performed a few times in December 2013, and on 1 January 2014.