Raven's warrior name is Yatagarasu, the namesake of her dojo. This name has its origin in a mythical crow, or raven, of ancient times. Yatagatasu was a guide to Emperor Jimmu to find new lands, although more specifically Yatagatasu was a guide in a spiritual journey, which indicates divine intervention within humankind.


The traditions of the raven bird is not limited to Japan alone but appears as a mythical creature of divine origin in a number of other cultures and religions, that all indicate a charactistic of divine guidance, judgement or divine provision.