Yamata no Orochi is a humongous serpent with eight heads and eight tails and it's length extends over Eight Mountains and Valleys. It's Body was covered in Moss and has Burning Red Eyes. Inside it's body was the Grass Cutting Sword.
- In Japanese Mythology, Yamata-no-Orochi is a humongous eight-headed and eight-tailed serpent-dragon who terrorized a family by eating one of the eight of the couple's daughters per year until it was slain by Susa-no-O when it was about to eat the eight daughter. Inside its body contained the legendary sword Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi.
- Fortress Gundam story was based on the Yamata no Orochi.
- In the 2001 Godzilla film Godzilla, Mothra, and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack, King Ghidorah is said to be an underdeveloped Yamata no Orochi that has only had time to grow three of its heads instead of all eight.