Tsuki-Yomi was the Moon god according to the oldest Japanese religion, Shinto. He was born from the right eye of the primeval god Izanagi. Initially, Tsuki-Yomi lived in the Heavens with his sister, the Sun goddess Amaterasu
Tsuki-Yomi angered his sister, and she refused to live with him. Since then, brother and sister have lived apart, alternating in the sky. That is why the day always follows the night.
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