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THIRTEENTH TOPIC: INANNA AND MYTHS OF THE ORIENT

For whoever’s still interested (anyone..hello? echo?), I got bored last night and decided the best thing to do at 2 am is translating things about goddesses of beauty and love and trying to decipher the Japanese understanding of the term … Continue reading

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TWELFTH TOPIC – NAPAEA AND FAIRY TALES

Remember when I used to translate the SMT4A mythology topics a long time ago in a galaxy far far away? Well, I decided finishing them is actually a really good idea, especially since I’ll be able to focus on other … Continue reading

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Mitra profiles

   Trouble with Mitra? In my Megaten? Haha, no way. Actually, yes. The description in both Japanese and English remained the same throughout the years (thanks to@eirikrjs we have SMT4F and Persona 4 and friends above, likely to be following Nocturne). … Continue reading

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RINOK

eirikrjs: So I was wondering if you could find out anything about this persona from Persona 2. It says that she’s a Filipino goddess who created humans out of bamboo. I did my own research and found that there are … Continue reading

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SMTIVF Eleventh Topic:The Birth of Humans and the Birth of Gods

Wow, a translation. Today’s topic talks about myths concerning the birth of mankind or the world in general and collects and compares several tales from all over the world, finding several interesting common points. The birth of gods is also … Continue reading

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SMTIVF Tenth Topic: Chironnup and Ainu Mythology

Another topic for today, which is more history than mythology but still really interesting. It’s also a long summary of the original inhabitants of Japan, from their very first appearances, fighting the children of gods and humans alike. First topic … Continue reading

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SMTIVF Ninth Topic: Taotie and the Myths of China

It’s been a while since the previous topic, but anyway, today we have the mysterious Taotie and some of China’s (seemingly lacking) mythology. Mysterious because no one actually knows what’s up with that motif and whether it actually represents anything … Continue reading

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