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The Last of the Samurai – Fact or Fiction

Saigo Takamori, A Japanese Samurai was born in Kajiya-chō, Kagoshima in 1828. He is famous for taking a significant and final stand...

The Story of the Cursed Samurai Muramasa Blades

Swords are a very important part of Japan’s history. It consists of a metal blade that varies in length, configuration, and breadth....

The Deadly and Lethal Weapons of Southeast Asia

The earliest blades from Southeast Asia can be traced as far back to the 1st millennium BCE. One of these weapons was...

Importance of the Samurai in Ancient Japan

The Samurai were influential people known as the cultural and historical figures of Japan. They were the warrior caste that existed throughout...

Feminism in Medieval Japan – A Short History of Women

Feminism and the history of Japanese women are crucial to chart. On the other hand, it is easy to guess that statements...

Are You Living Without a Master: Once a Ronin Always a Ronin

A Ronin was a Samurai who is now considered to be a wandering man. In the tradition of ancient warriors, he has...

A Diet in the Life of a Samurai Warrior

They nourish the Samurai lifestyle with fresh harvests and well-balanced meals. Because they believed it provides them with the right energy and...

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