Izanagi (??? - ???)
A male deity from Japanese mythology. His wife, Izanami, gave birth to the islands of Japan as well as many gods. When Izanami died, he went to the land of the dead to see her, but angered her after he broke his promise not to look at her. He barely escaped the underworld alive, and Izanami cursed him, saying she would kill 1,000 humans each day. To counteract her curse, he voied to ensure that 1,500 humans would be born each day. Then as he purified his body, three new gods, Amaterasu, Tsukuyomi, and Susano'o were born.