aka: Creator Deity
- These truths the Maker has revealed to me:
As there is but one world,
One life, one death, there is
But one god, and He is our Maker.—Chant of Light, Transfigurations 1, Dragon Age
Examples:Anime and Manga
- The Lifemaker in Mahou Sensei Negima!.
- In Umineko no Naku Koro ni, Maria is thought to be able to become a Creator witch - a witch who is able to create a world out of nothing.
- Mokona of Magic Knight Rayearth created Cephiro to be a peaceful land under a Pillar System after becoming dissatisfied with the way Earth turned out.
- Franklin Richards, of Marvel's Fantastic Four, who once created a pocket universe in order to reincarnate his family and the Avengers after they "died" fighting Onslaught.
- Superman, who creates an entire pocket universe in All-Star Superman.
- In the Mega Crisis Crossover DC vs Marvel each of the two universes was created by one of two superdeities called The Brothers. Presumably they have a father & mother, as well as some other siblings to oversee Dark Horse Comics, Image Comics, etc.
- The titular Lucifer is often referred to as the Maker or the Creator by the denizens of the universe he creates, although he forbids them to actually worship him.
- Eru Ilúvatar from The Silmarillion, The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings.
- Aslan from The Chronicles of Narnia.
- Discworld has at least four: The Creator who began the entire universe (with an analog to a musical number), the being who built the actual Disc (on commission), the God of Evolution who designed most of the actual species (carefully ignoring the fact that by the definition of evolution, his job makes no sense), and the being who added the continent of XXXX to the Disc (he has a thing for kangaroos). Incidentally, Rincewind has, at least indirectly, interfered with all of these. The Science of Discworld also introduces the wizards of the Unseen University accidentally creating our universe as the side effect of a magical experiment, with particular mention going to the Dean for sticking his fingers in the Bigger on the Inside sphere and wiggling them, apparently causing the Big Bang. They didn't create the planets and life in the universe, though, and were quite puzzled as to where those came from, thinking there might be some gods lurking in the other universe after all.
- Star Maker, by Olaf Stapledon, is a 1937 science fiction novel which broke new ground by exploring the concept in relationship to the size and scale of the known universe and the fact that most of the universe seems to consist of empty space with occasional blobs of flaming hydrogen. Which, in the story, turn out to be sentient. As were the nebulae the galaxies condensed from.
- Arceus from Pokémon.
- The Maker from Dragon Age. Or so the Chantry claims. Among cultures that don't follow the Chant of Light, In-Universe theories abound that "the Maker" is simply a particularly powerful Fade spirit whose authority nobody dared to challenge, if he even existed in the first place.
- You, the player, in Spore.
- In the Myst universe, the race of D'ni believe in a god called "the Maker", who it is believed wrote everything into existence (as Rewriting Reality is a major theme).
- Jubileus from Bayonetta is explicitly called the Creator by several accounts, including various enemies in the game. In The Hierarchy of Laguna, she is the only Angel with the title of Dea (Goddess in Latin). She also is a major example of Light Is Not Good, as Jubileus is the Sealed Evil in a Can Final Boss.
- The creator god in Final Fantasy XIII is identified as the Maker. It turns out that the entire conflict between Pulse and Cocoon has been engineered by the fal'Cie in an attempt to summon him back to fix their mistakes.
- And by the end of the story, the creator god is revealed to be a Living Weapon of the Top God, who immediately summons him in seconds as an ultimate weapon after being pissed off too many times by his chosen disciples, making the Fal'Cie's attempts at reviving their maker a Shoot the Shaggy Dog story. The heroes react to this screwed-up twist by punching him to death.
- Luther Lansfeld in Star Ocean: Till the End of Time is revealed to be the creator of the Universe. In this case, he is actually a programmer who created a virtual universe inside a simulator.
- Chakravartin from Asura's Wrath is described as the Creator and the originator of mantra.
- Echidna (naturally) from Conquest of Elysium 3 spawns random swamp monsters every turn.
- You are the Creator in "Drawn to life". who drew the world of the Raposa's
- In the universe of Sluggy Freelance, The One didn't bother to create everything itself but created Protoazo the Creator to do this.
- In a Halloween Episode of The Simpsons, Lisa inadvertently creates a species of tiny people in a petrie dish, who look on her as their God (and Bart as the Devil).
- Franz Hopper in Code Lyoko.
- Primus, the creator of Cybertronians in Transformers. Also a Physical God, and sort of a Genius Loci, since he's Cybertron itself.