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Sengaku-Ji, the resting place of 47 Ronin

EN: The story of 47 Ronin has been recently popularized in the Western world by American film of the same name with Keanu Reeves in the leading role. 275 more words

The Black Sunrise -- opening scene

Fourteen years I’ve worked on this series. Now, I share the opening scene with my beloved bloggers.



Ryan’s late. Nia Dragon leaned against the cold brick of Riverside Hospital. 1,137 more words


47 Ronin: A Satisfying Samurai Film

Forget the digits even ratings and focus on the film. Is 47 Ronin that awful? I think not. 642 more words

Films & TV Shows

Primeiro clipe de Os 47 Ronins

O filme, baseado na lenda dos 47 rōnin, conta a história de Kai(Keanu Reeves), que se junta a Ōishi Yoshio, líder dos 47, que busca vingança pela morte de seu mestre. 116 more words


Watch! Keanu Reeve's 47 Ronin Trailer!

Universal Pictures Ireland just sent over the trailer for Keanu Reeve’s 47 Ronin. The film is a heavy fictionalised version of the tail of the forty-seven masterless samurai who avenged the death of their master Asano Naganori in the early part of the 18th century. 189 more words


Sengakuji, Tōkyō, Japan

The story of the 47 Ronin is to Japan what Arthurian or Robin Hood legends are to England, with one vital difference: we have concrete evidence of the 47 Ronin. 879 more words


Matsu no Ōrōka Corridor, Tōkyō, Japan

What remains of the location where Asano Naganori lost his temper and tried to kill Kira Yoshinaka is these days little more than a plaque and some trees in the Imperial Palace East Gardens, but if you have the time or the gardens were already on your itinerary, it’s worth a few extra minutes of your time. 345 more words