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This subject contains information from the Expanded Cthulhu Mythos, and not based on H.P. Lovecraft's works directly. The Amaterasu is part of Shinto cosmology. She was first used by Chaosium in 2005 for its Call of Cthulhu role-playing game as an Elder God.


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Amaterasu is a Sun Goddess, whose manifestation is that of a luminescent Japanese woman of unfathomable beauty. She is dressed in a dazzling white kimono. The ancient island civilization of Mu worshiped her.