Sanzuwu And Chanchu Picture

Brief background

In Chinese mythology and culture, the three-legged crow/raven is called the Sanzuwu and is present in many myths. It is also mentioned in Classic of Mountains ans Seas, a Chinese classic text and a compilation of mythic geography and myth, also known as Shanhaijing, the three legged raven lives in the sun, representing the sun's three phases rising, noon and setting but also the masculine principle of which the sun is the essence. The earliest known depiction of a three-legged crow (although he originally hadn't three legs, the first depictions of three-legged crow appears in Han dynasty 206-220 A.D.) appears in Neolithic pottery of the Yangshao culture and secondly he became totem animal and symbol of Shang dynasty ca. 1700- 1100 B.C.

Chanchu is chinese word for toad and according to chinese mythology he is a mythical animal who lives on the moon, so he is connected to Yin and feminine energy. He has three legs which represents three lunar phases. He is also associated with longevity for that reason daoists says to see a toad/frog on the moon because he is linked with Liu Hai a civil servant and alchemist in 10th century China but who became an important god who represents prosperity and wealth.

Ok after this really brief cultural background introduction i say they both will play a role in my comic i only have to develop well some characteristics but i already know metal will help me
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