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Was Tanabata originally an autumn celebration? The origins, food and decorations of Tanabata in the Edo era

Both the present and the Edo period share the same standard Tanabata events. However, there aren’t only celebrations that connect the two eras, but also things that got lost. Here are a few of them. Writing wishes on strips of … Continue reading

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SEVENTEENTH TOPIC: SIEGFRIED AND TALES OF HEROES

Another SMT4F mythology topic! Two more left and we can finally end this two year long journey. Yay! Previous topic: Shesha and Dragon Gods around the World. Translation under the cut!

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SIXTEENTH TOPIC: SHESHA AND DRAGON GODS AROUND THE WORLD

Today we’re talking about dragons. Lots of dragons. All kinds of dragons. Previous topic: Tenkai and the Edo Mandala.

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FIFTEENTH TOPIC: TENKAI AND THE EDO MANDALA

Remember those mythology articles released back when SMT 4 FINAL wasn’t already old news? I figured  two years is perhaps a tad too long even for my levels of procrastination, so I decided to get them done once and for … Continue reading

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Zeus [Doi]

Zeus’s turn, yay…Spoiler: Doi’s explanation is exactly what you thought it would be (minus the Persephone connection, why would you even think about that). Anahita here. Alex here. Demeter here. Amon is here. As the main god of Greek mythology, Zeus has been the … Continue reading

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Anahita [Doi]

And now, introducing my (sole) favourite new design, Anahita! The floating panels can go though. Alex here. Demeter here. Amon is here. Surprisingly, this is Megami Anahita’s first appearance in the Megaten series. (She did show up in the spin-off Majin Tensei though). … Continue reading

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Demeter [Doi]

I could barely believe it’s already been almost three months since Amon’s translation, so I decided to talk today about Demeter’s tiny feet. Just kidding. Amon is here. Let’s see what Doi has to say now! Greek mythology introduces the goddess … Continue reading

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