Japanese mythology

Culture theme

Features Japanese mythology prominently.

Ōkami (Wii)
WII 2008-04-15
Battle Realms (Windows)
WIN 2001-11-12
Famicom Mukashi Banashi: Shin Onigashima - Zenpen (Famicom Disk System)
FDSY 1987-09-04
Kiki Kaikai (PC Engine)
PCE 1990-03-27
Demon's World (Arcade)
ARCD 1988
Mystical Fighter (Mega Drive)
GEN 1991
Ōkami (PlayStation 2)
PS2 2006-04-20
Kiki Kaikai: Dotou Hen (Famicom Disk System)
FDSY 1987-08-28
Famicom Mukashi Banashi: Shin Onigashima - Kouhen (Famicom Disk System)
FDSY 1987-09-30
God Wars Future Past (PlayStation Vita)
VITA 2017-06-16
Yōkai Dōchūki (Nintendo Entertainment System)
NES 1988-06-24
Akaneiro: Demon Hunters (Mac OS X)
OSX 2014-11-25

The first video game about Japanese mythology was released in 1986.

Taito, Namco and Capcom has published most of these games

Likely very common in Japanese fantasy games.

Parent group


Child group



Amaterasu, Izanami, Susanoo, Izanagi
(view all the 4 "Japanese mythology" characters)


Arcade 3
Windows 3
Famicom Disk System 3
Mega Drive 1
MSX2 1
PS2 1
Wii 1
Linux 1
Mac OS X 1
Mac OS Classic 1
PS4 1
PS Vita 1
Switch 1

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