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Fūjin (風神, lit. "Wind God") or Fūten (風天, lit. "Heavenly Wind"), sometimes also known as Ryobu, is the Japanese god of the wind and one of the eldest Shinto gods.[1][2] He is portrayed as a terrifying wizardly demon, resembling a red-headed green-skinned humanoid wearing a leopard skin, carrying a large bag of winds on his shoulders. In Japanese art, the deity is often depicted together with Raijin, the god of lightning, thunder and storms.

Sculpture of Fūjin from Sanjūsangen-dō temple in Kyoto.
Kamakura period, 13th century