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This blog is a part of the website named “ 47samurai.com ” which introduces the military chapter in Japanese history like samurai, bushido, ninja, and the period of warring states called Sengoku.

In addition to occasional comments about the manners and customs of the samurai warriors and ages, the blog brings weekly to you a variety of distincitive, exotic, and exquisite features of modern Japan, which the webmaster believes to be the Far Eastern Galapagos Islands culture-wise.

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June 11. 2014
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June 10. 2014
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June 9. 2014
The website, 47Samurai.com, was born and made open to the samurai lovers in the world.

Recent Blog Posts

Martial Arts
The samurai in Sengoku did not fight in the way we think.
“There seems to be a big difference between our image of budo (martial arts) and the actual budo practiced by the warriors at the time.” On hearing the comment, chanbara lovers like me have the uncanny impression. In this video, Mr.Kono teaches us some of the differences simply. He is a researcher and modern martial・・・
This is not just another chanbara film: Three Outlaw Samurai
This popular TV drama series started to air in 1963, and numbered 170 prime-time installments in total until its end in 1970, with the highest viewer rate of 42%. In 1964, the drama hit the big screen, which is introduced this time in this blog. The excitement of the drama (both TV and movie) depends largely・・・
Here was a woman who lived and died just like a samurai in Sengoku.
This website, 47samurai.com, features samurai and their modes of life, and therefore makes little mention of women who should have lived in the same ages. Naturally, there were some women who lived their lives vigorously even under the male-centered circumstances. This time the theme is a Sengoku woman who showed a laudable way of living・・・