Amaterasu

天照 (あまてらす)
Also, Amaterasu-ōmikami 天照大神(あまてらすおおみかみ)

“shining heaven”; Japanese Shinto sun goddess; at one time, the emperors of Japan claimed direct descent from her to justify their divine right to the throne; legend has it that she shut herself in a cave, hiding all light from the world, until Uzume tempted her out with joyful music, dance and song

A crop of the Kunisada woodblock print "Origin of Iwato Kagura Dance"

A crop of the Kunisada woodblock print “Origin of Iwato Kagura Dance”

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