Yamata no Orochi by artstain

Yamata-no-orochi- Japanese myth: a dragon with 8 heads and 8 tails. It was defeated by the storm god Susanoo.

Susanoo affrontant Yamata-no-Orochi

Yamata-no-Orochi, le Dragon octocéphale - Partie 2 - Susanoo et le Dragon de Koshi

Yamata-no-Orochi - Shin Megami Tensei

The eight headed and eight tailed serpent from Japanese lore. The serpent was slain by Susano-o in order to save Kushinada-Hime and gain her as his bride.

Yamato no Orochi - An enormous eight-headed, eight-tailed Japanese dragon, so huge that it's body stretched over eight hills and eight valleys. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Yamata no Orochi

Yamata no Orochi (八岐の大蛇?, literally giant snake") or Orochi, translated as the Eight-Forked Serpent in English, is a legendary and Japanese dragon that was slain by the Shinto storm-god Susanoo.

Susanoo no Mikoto Battling the Eight-headed Serpent Yamata no Orochi, 1870 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Susanoo no Mikoto Battling the Eight-headed Serpent Yamata no Orochi, 1870 by Chikanobu -

Kawanabe Kyōsai (河鍋 暁斎, May 18, 1831–April 26, 1889). Susano-o no Mikoto subduing Yamata no Orochi, eight-headed serpent in form of dragon, coming up out of raging sea on storm-swept rocky coast.  Meiji period, 1887. TYPE: Hanging scroll, color on silk. DIMENSIONS: 100.4 x 29.7 cm.

Kawanabe Kyōsai (河鍋 暁斎, May Susano-o no Mikoto subduing Yamata no Orochi, eight-headed serpent in form of dragon, coming up out of raging sea on storm-swept rocky coast.

The Legend of Yamata-no-Orochi | Home of Japanese Mythology "SHIMANE"

The Legend of Yamata-no-Orochi | Home of Japanese Mythology "SHIMANE"

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