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Shinsengumi. SWAT Team Shogun. Rules + Regs.

Social, Public, Geo-Political and Diplomatic pressures working the Ways

through Times and Places. Of Japan. Of Yore. Such as in the 1850’s

led the then Shogun. 1,266 more words


Victory Of Capitalism Is An Illusion

Organizations will certainly become stronger if you stick to the law of the jungle. But society loses stability.

America is a good example. The number of lawyers per population in the United States is 20 times that of Japan. 292 more words


29. | Odawara

As I write this, I’m currently sat in my favourite place in Yokohama’s Chinatown, enjoying an excellent chai latte. I’m here – instead of a more local café – because recently I’m trying to break out of my routine and be more spontaneous. 1,430 more words


Revenge 仇討 (1964)

Revenge 仇討

1964 // Japan // Tadashi Imai 今井正

Tadashi Imai’s 1964 jidaigeki film REVENGE (also known as ADAUCHI) follows the “zankoku” (a Japanese word, literally means cruel/savage) mould of samurai film that criticises the hypocrisy and dehumanization out of the loyalty and honor encapsulated by the so-called Bushido. 588 more words


Zatoichi's Vengeance (1966)

aka Zatôichi no uta ga kikoeru

2018 #199
Tokuzô Tanaka | 83 mins | Blu-ray | 2.35:1 | Japan / Japanese

Not to be confused with the series’ similarly-titled tenth film, … 1,289 more words

4 Stars

Shinsengumi. Team Shogun. Special Weapons + Tactics.

Too oft’ they sound. Sounds that echo a call. Calls

for those and these. Drums.

Of War.

Civil Wars are not that.

Civil. Civil

Wars are just as hack and heck as any Others that… 1,105 more words


Samurai comic "Asami: Children of Rusu" fully funded on Indiegogo

Earlier this week, the crowdfunding campaign for indie comic book project Asami: Children of Rudy achieved its funding goal of $5 thousand via Indiegogo. Asami… 268 more words