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- The samurai were generally told of their offense in full and given a set time to commit seppuku, usually before sunset on a given day.
- Samurai is a Japanese warrior class from the old days of Japan.
- Samurai were versatile warriors, court officials, and disguised assassins.
- Samurai were famous for their unique ethic code of behavior, called the bushido.
- Samurai were an elite class of bushi warriors, who provided enforcement for the shogun.
- Click here for pictures & history of the family crests of Japanese samurai clans.
- Samurai family crests used to be emblazoned all over the Heian carts.
- Minamoto versus Taira clan's final battle in 1185 started the boom of samurai crests.
- Some samurai chose to perform a considerably more taxing form of seppuku known as j--monji-giri (---------------, lit.
- The samurai with no attachment to a clan or daimyo was called a ronin (lit.
- Yubitsume - another form of samurai self-discipline; practitioners are required to cut off their fingers.
- Samurai Weapons for practitioners & collectors.
- Aizu was certainly not the only domain which trained women in the samurai social class to fight.
- In 1877, he was sent to Kyushu ( Seinan War) as a member of the Batt-- tai with many other former Aizu han samurai.
- Born in Wakamatsu Castle town, the 3rd son of 300 koku Aizu samurai Nomura Seihachi.
- Samurai could also be ordered by their daimyo (feudal lords) to commit seppuku.
- The authorized samurai families after the 17th century were those that chose to follow Nobunaga, Hideyoshi and Ieyasu.
- This battle figures prominently in the manga and anime series Samurai Deeper Kyo.
- Only a few land samurai remained in the border provinces of the north, or as direct vassals of the shogun, the 5000 so-called hatamoto.
- It's pricey, but it's 4 samurai films(supposedly: Samurai Rebellion, Samurai Spy, Sword of the Beast, and Kill!).
- Eight Red Army members wielded samurai swords and carried a bomb during Japan's most infamous hijacking.
- Officers and commanders in the Imperial Japanese Forces carried the katana, the Japanese samurai sword ( Shin gunto type), as well as the Nambu pistol.
- Initially provoked by a succession problem of shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa, it became a war between 2 great samurai clans, Ouchi and Hosokawa.
- Various samurai clans struggled for power over Kamakura and Ashikaga Shogunates.
- After the battle, the ashigarus' role in the armies were cemented as a very powerful complement to the samurai.
- Even Lord Nobunaga personally refused to use guns and included samurai warriors in his armies.
- Other sources claim that the last samurai were in 1877, during the Satsuma Rebellion in the Battle of Shiroyama.
- The movie "The Last Samurai" was about the end of the dynasty of the Tokugawa Shoguns.
- A group of samurai recognize the eye-patched man as Yagy-- (J--bei) Mitsuyoshi, although this identity is not volunteered.
- Samurai played a pivotal role in the last 1,500 years of Japanese history.
- Takeda Shingen was one such samurai.
- The most famous of them was Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who also raised many of his warrior followers to samurai status.
- The bushido (the way of the warrior) is also known as the samurai code.
- In the world of the warrior, seppuku was a deed of bravery that was admirable in a samurai who knew he was defeated, disgraced, or mortally wounded.
- Maeda Keiji is also a secret playable character in Kessen III through loading a Samurai Warriors data from the memory card.
- He recently appeared in the Koei game, Samurai Warriors, wielding a mace and with a cannon on his back.
- Samurai Shodown takes most of its characters from either historical sources or characters from the Ninja Scroll anime.
- One character, Jin of the Gale, seems to be a mix of samurai and ninja traits.
- The main suspects are Tsuruchyo Niino (Toshiro Mifune) who is a ronin [a masterless samurai] and Kurihara Einosuke (Keiju Kobayashi).
- The 47 ronin's act cleared their names and many of the unemployed samurai found jobs soon after the ronin had been sentenced to an honorable end.
- In a society that places so much value on fealty to one's master, the ronin, or masterless samurai is someone who is in disgrace.
- Samurai Legend features a fictionalized account based off of the little known history of Jubei Yagyu.
- Several other movies were also created about him, including Darkside Reborn and Shoguns Samurai, which both featured Sonny Chiba as the part of Jubei.
- With the Meiji reforms in the late 19th century, the samurai class was abolished, and a western-style national army was established.
- Nanban (Western)-style samurai cuirass, 16th century.
- The victorious Minamoto no Yoritomo established the superiority of the samurai over aristocrats.
- The greatest of all samurai in all times, Minamoto Yoshitsune, in pants that looks exactly like Oda Nobunaga 's.
- Hachiman also became to be noted as the guardian of the Minamoto clan of samurai.
- This film is highly recommended, and is a worthy addition to your cinema collection: be it samurai genre, or great cinema period.
- In Japanese, it was originally pronounced in the pre- Heian period as saburapi and later as saburai, then samurai in the Edo period.
- The Kamakura Shogunate is referred to as Japan’s feudal period from the relationship between samurai and their lords.
- Incompatible with Japanese mentality, it had been gradually voided with the appearance of shoen and samurai clans during Heian period.
- In the following Sengoku period the aspect of the battle changed from samurai's man-to-man fight to ashigaru's group combat.
- The Sengoku jidai ("warring-states period") was marked by the loosening of samurai culture, in a sense.
- The conduct of samurai became a favorable model of a citizen in Edo with the emphasis on formalities.
- When entering Edo period, the ashigaru's position as the lower class samurai was fixed.
- One of the biggest controversies surrounding the weapons of the samurai is whether samurai ever charged on horseback.
- The samurai used various weapons, but the katana is the weapon that is synonymous with samurai.
- If a peasant offended a samurai he might be cut down on the spot by the samurai's sword.
- The samurai had a choice: Give up their sword and become peasants, or move to the city of their feudal lord and become a paid retainer.
- Although there are differences, the daimyo class can be compared to European peers, and the samurai to European knights.
- The Japanese suit of armor was only worn by the shogun, highest military class, samurai and emperors.
- Japanese swords and Samurai martial arts products featuring a 144 page 800 product catalog dedicated to feudal era samurai warrior lifestyle.
- Photos, articles, and book reviews on authentic Koryu Bujutsu (classic samurai martial arts).
- The perceived weakness of the shogunate led many samurai to revolt, leading to the Boshin War of 1867 - 68.
- Samurai of the Satsuma clan, during the Boshin War period, circa 1867.
- Japan's medieval era was characterized by the emergence of a ruling class of warriors called samurai.
- Knights and Samurai is a comparison between the Samurai bushido culture and Medieval chivalry.
- These forerunners of what we now know as samurai had ruler-sponsored equipment and were required to hone their martial skills.
- It was not just the skills of mounted archery, but also decorums and etiquettes for samurai.
- As a result, the importance of martial skills declined, and most samurai became bureaucrats, teachers or artists.
- Theoretical obligations between a samurai and his lord (usually a daimyo) increased from the Genpei era to the Edo era.
- By the end of the Tokugawa era, samurai were aristocratic bureaucrats for the daimyo, with their daisho, the paired long and short swords of the samurai (cf.
- During the Tokugawa era, samurai increasingly became courtiers, bureaucrats, and administrators rather than warriors.
- Ii's murder marked the beginning of the end for the Tokugawa Shogunate, and the end of the Samurai.
- The era in which Samurai Warriors takes place is known as the Sengoku, or "warring states," period.
- Seppuku was a key part of bushido, the code of the samurai warriors; it was used by warriors to avoid falling into enemy hands, and to attenuate shame.
- In spite of various machinations and brief periods of rule by various emperors, the real power was in the hands of the shogun and samurai.
- In 1876, the Government forbade the samurai to wear their two swords.
- This was a major step forward for the traders, as formerly only samurai and noblemen were allowed to carry swords.
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