Kusanagi

Kusanagi

Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi (草薙の剣?) is a legendary Japanese sword and one of three Imperial Regalia of Japan. It was originally called Ame-no-Murakumo-no-Tsurugi (天叢雲剣?, "Sword of the Gathering Clouds of Heaven") but its name was later changed to the more popular Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi ("Grass Cutting Sword").

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Kusanagi In Popular Culture
... The sword Kusanagi's high profile has made it popular, and it appears in various works of fiction ... Unlike Excalibur, it is rare for characters to actually use Kusanagi in a combat since it is a ceremonial weapon ... Because it is a Japanese weapon, it is sometimes misrepresented as a katana, even though the Kusanagi legend predates the katana design by a number of centuries ...
The King Of Fighters (film) - Cast
... Sean Faris as Kyo Kusanagi, a Japanese-American motorcycle enthusiast and the son of martial artist Saisyu Kusanagi ... He is also a descendant of the Kusanagi clan ... Hiro Kanagawa as Saisyu Kusanagi, descendant of the Kusanagi clan and keeper of the Kusanagi Sword ...
Kusanagi In Popular Culture - Kusanagi As A Concept in Popular Culture
... In the anime Blue Seed the main protagonist is named Kusanagi and was given his powers from a giant eight headed dragon ... itself, rather it regards the main character Kusanagi as a Hero metaphorically symbolizing the sword itself, as he has the ability to turn a snake like green and has serpent eyes ... of the Ghost in the Shell franchise, Major Motoko Kusanagi, shares her surname with the legendary sword ...
Kusanagi - Folklore
... In the Nihonshoki, the Kusanagi was removed from the Imperial palace in 688, and moved to Atsuta Shrine after the sword was blamed for causing Emperor ... Kusanagi is allegedly kept at Atsuta Shrine but is not available for public display, and its existence cannot be confirmed ... her two of the three Imperial Regalia the sacred jewel and the sword Kusanagi ...
Kusanagi Station (Shizuoka Railway)
... Kusanagi Station (草薙駅, Kusanagi-eki?) is a train station on the Shizuoka-Shimizu Railway which runs between Shin-Shizuoka in Aoi Ward and Shin-Shimizu in ... Located in the busy suburb of Kusanagi, Kusanagi Station services several local schools and companies, including the University of Shizuoka ... Tōkaidō Main Line via the line's own Kusanagi Station ...