The Takenouchi Manuscripts and the Story of Humanity Never Told

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The Takenouchi manuscripts are a set of mysterious documents that were rewritten by a man named Takenouchino Matori 1,500 years ago in a mixture of Japanese and Chinese characters, transcribed from even older texts. According to legend, the original documents were written in divine characters many millennia ago by ‘the gods’. The unusual texts tell a story of humanity in a way that has never been told before, starting from the beginning of creation up until the emergence of Christianity. They talk of an era in our ancient past where mankind lived in peace and harmony, united under the rule of the son of a Supreme God.

Takenouchi CharactersThe Takenouchi documents are said to be preserved by the Takenouchi family, descendants of Takenouchino Matori, son of the legendary Japanese hero Takenouchi no Sukune . According to Yamane Kiku in his book “The Authentic History of the World Secreted Away in Japan”, the original manuscripts were handed down from generation to generation and kept within the Kosokotaijingu Shrine in Mount Omijin in Toyama Prefecture.  

It is not clear how Takenouchino Matori translated the supposedly ‘divine language’, but according to modern transcriptions, the Takenouchi documents describe the history of all nations in the ‘Divine Era’. They talk of an ancient world which evolved in four different periods of time starting around 300 billion years ago:

  • Seven generations of ‘heavenly gods’ in the Tenjin era, [Each generation has sub-generations the Tenjin Era (7 generations),
  • The Joko/Koto era consisting of 25 generations
  • The Fukiaezu dynasty consisting of 73 generations
  • The Kanyamato dynasty, which includes 125 generations, starting in 660BC and continuing to this day.

Mount Kurai - JapanIn the beginning, the story goes that the world was a sea of mud, which took 22 billion years to form.  The first God and Goddesses emerged, the heavens and the Earth were separated and the Sun and Moon were created.  Gradually, Earth took form during a period of 6 generations. In the fifth generation, the Gods gave birth to the Creator of Nations, who descended to Mount Kurai in Japan, dressed in a ‘shiny’ body. During the period of the seventh generation, various beings developed technologies including transportation and writing, weather control, farming technology and computers. This seventh generation started the beginning of the lineage of World Emperors starting with Sumera-Mikoto, an ancient Japanese word. The Takenouchi documents refer to the Sumera-Mikoto as the ‘Son of the Sun’, since he descended from the Sun God.

Japan Map - World RegionsThe children of the Sun God started the High Ancient Dynasty and after 8 billion years, their sons and daughters were sent all over the world to start their own nations. In the Takenouchi documents, the account of human creation does not follow the path of evolution. Rather, it was the Gods that created humans, and the sons of Gods created five types of coloured people (white, red, blue, yellow and black) and scattered them all over the Earth. Japan became the centre of the world, from where the Gods created races and dispersed them outwards.

The Koto Era was the womb of the creation of a unified world government under the reign of the first god emperor, the Sumera-Mikoto. Sumera-Mikoto divided the world into 16 regions with Japan at its centre, appointing a king to rule over each region. The crest off the Sumera-Mikoto, the 16 petal chrysanthemum, symbolizes the world and its 16 regions. This crest, known today as the Chrysanthemum Flower Seal is still used today as the Imperial Seal of Japan, a crest used by members of the Japanese Imperial family. Under the Meiji Constitution (1890-1947), no one was permitted to use the Imperial Seal except the Emperor of Japan.

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The passport of Japan contains the 16 petal chrysanthemum. Image Source: Wikipedia

But the 16 petal chrysanthemum has not only been used in Japan. It was also present on the Ishtar Gate of Babylon (a reconstruction using original bricks is now shown in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin), at the Alhambra Palace in Spain, and at various locations in Rome, Egypt, and elsewhere. Is it a coincidence, or is there an ancient connection?

Bas-relief on the Ishtar Gate at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin - three 16-petal chrysanthemums

Bas-relief on the Ishtar Gate at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin, showing three 16-petal chrysanthemums. Image source: Wikipedia

According to the Takenouchi manuscripts, the seat of this world government was located in the Hida Mountains in Japan. The Kosokotaijingu Shrine was the most sacred of all, dedicated to the ancestors of mankind. It is said that the shrine was built with a non-rusting metal called hihiiro-kane. According to the Takenouchi documents, all five coloured races of humanity visited the shrine to celebrate in an annual festival.



as usual there is a mix of true with a parts of false ,so they could bent the true to bring more power for

themself , a trick as old as mankind....

from what i have seen and read there was a special civilization around12,000 years bc .

ishtar was the godess of the sumerians and was show as a women in that time.

i will say that almost all ''god'' have seem to have some kind of physical presence. they were also what we

call now '' a high tech civilization'' and there was many contact between them and human kind


like the tribe in amazon and us ,the first contact with a helicopter could afraid them.

and they had some way to travel ,because often a new idea appear one place

and then spread around the world


Western History has to keep this story secret, to conceal human history that began as interventions of "the Gods," who were ETs ... which agree with Sumerian and Mayan histories, essentially.

Dont know much about the Sumerians, but how did you get the Mayan connection? I dont really see that anywhere tbh

I had never heard of these documents before...I'm totally intrigued!!!!

Leonard G. Whitney Jr.

In the beginning, the story goes that the world was a sea of mud, which took 22 billion years to form. The first God and Goddesses emerged, the heavens and the Earth were separated and the Sun and Moon were created.

This part is very interresting, and is somehow similar in few ways to the behinning story in Islam.
The heavens and earth were seperated and then there was the creationg of the sun and moon, similar to the creation of universe in Islam, wich says that the earth and sky (everything all together) was one, intill God seperated them and then created all the stars and planets, and Earth and the moon (today we call it BigBang)

The world was a sea of mud, then the first god and godess appeared, in Islam, is it said that God created Adam and Eve from mud (it can be a metaphor, litteral, or the beginning of the appearence of life and then mankind and going throught evolution, wich is supported by Islam btw, infact, many Islamic phelosophers mentioned evolution before Darwin).

I think that all ancient myths have an origin, a source of inspiration that made that story appear, just like the modern urban legends, they all have an original event from wich the myth came from, and by time the myth change and change intill it is very far fetched from reality.
Imagine our civilisation gone, the survivals tell their children that they once had TVs and lamps, but they have to describe them, they'd say, glowing balls of light (lamps), box that tells and show stories, a small object that let you talk to anyone anywhere at any time, as time goes and the story goes from a generation to another, the story changes more.


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