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Shogun-ki: The 47 Ronin: Feudal Drive-By Of Yore. Andrew Rankin’s book “Seppuku” from Kondansha Publishing reflects the growing trend among serious scholars in the West (following the lead of the work Japanese scholars have been doing for quite a few years) to strip away the veneer of legends connected with the 47 Ronin and instead concentrate on what actually happened.

Shogun-ki: The 47 Ronin: Feudal Drive-By Of Yore

As he puts it, “The Ako Incident is widely believed to embody moral conundrums that are quintessentially Japanese. It is perhaps more accurate to say that the whole affair now comprises the sum of three centuries of scholarly commentary and fictional embellishment, having absorbed a plethora of nuances and complexities that were tagged on post factum”. While ‘modern sammyrai’ still continue their campaigns of obfuscation and denial in support of the idealized image of the Ako Ronin, the picture that emerges seems to be that the Ronin were little different from a street gang carrying out a feudal drive-by. Still, one has to be encouraged by this development. Sankin-kōtai.

Sankin-kōtai (参勤交代, "alternate attendance", a daimyo's alternate-year residence in Edo?)

Sankin-kōtai

Was a policy of the Tokugawa shogunate during most of the Edo period of Japanese history.[1] The purpose was to strengthen central control over the daimyo, or major feudal lords. History[edit] The Kimono Gallery. 九份. Kdbp: I’d like an entire set at my place. Help... - Crapnomicon.   El Código de Bushido (Código Samurai): Los 7... About that new Ghost in the Shell movie - Dangerous to those who profit from the way things areDangerous to those who profit from the way things are. As you may have heard, actress Scarlett Johansson recently signed a deal to star in DreamWorks’ upcoming adaptation of Ghost in the Shell, a Japanese transmedia franchise that began as a cyberpunk manga by Masamune Shirow (the author’s pen name) in 1989.

About that new Ghost in the Shell movie - Dangerous to those who profit from the way things areDangerous to those who profit from the way things are

There’s a Ghost in the Shell poster hanging above my desk, in my office. (It hangs next to the Nine Inch Nails poster and the Hollow Ichigo mask from Bleach.) I’m a nerd, and I’m first and foremost an anime nerd. This is why my novels are peppered with anime jokes. I got into anime in high school, when a friend of mine used the story of Sailor Uranus and Sailor Neptune to come out to me. I love Ghost in the Shell. Kusanagi, by the way, is Japanese for “grass-cutter.” You learn these things, when you’re interested in taking a culture on its own terms.

What you don’t do is cast a white woman in a Japanese woman’s role. I really like Scarlett Johansson’s work. Now imagine how I might have felt if I were actually Japanese-American. Stars and Scales. Wishes + dreams. Wishes + dreams. We love period drama. I feel like we need some clarification - Cyanide soup. Chaosophia218 — Sri Yantra - Ultimate of All Mystical Diagrams. ... Great neptune's ocean. The Kimono Lady. *Rouskilla*, THE LAST OF THE SAMURAI: BEAUTIFUL HAND-COLORED... "bye bye bats" Modern Love: 20th-Century Japanese Erotic Art: Table of Contents. Disclaimer 当ウェブサイト閲覧に関するご利用規約 Due to the graphic nature of this website, entry is restricted to visitors 18 years of age or older.

Modern Love: 20th-Century Japanese Erotic Art: Table of Contents

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Tongue in Cheek: Erotic Art of 19th-Century Japan

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Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan.