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Samurai Purchasing Vol.2 By Takanori Sakaguchi, Six Samurai Buyers
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Seven business samurai keep fighting in the fierce competition of this global society. If they failed to win, they would be killed (dismissed) or be forced to harakiri suicide (resign) by their lord... More > (supervisor). Still, they try to keep their challenges. These heroes inheriting the spirit of samurai only look ahead to the future with their clear eyes and persist in bushi-do, the samurai code, until their death. What is waiting for the goal of their challenges? The person who will witness the tracks and conclusion of their struggle is YOU, the reader of this book. This work is the latter half of the book originally published in 2007 and revised in 2013 for The BBB: Breakthrough Bandwagon Books.< Less
Tales of Old Japan By A.B. Mitford
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This text about Japan was written by A.B. Mitford and originally published in 1871. Ever since its publication it has become a classic on Japanese history and culture. From the amazing story of the... More > Forty-Seven Ronin to an eyewitness account of Hara-Kiri (ritual Japanese suicide) this text covers many Japanese stories and traditions unknown to the West at that time. "The recent revolution in Japan has wrought changes social as well as political; and it may be that when, in addition to the advance which has already been made, railways and telegraphs shall have connected the principal points of the Land of Sunrise, the old Japanese, such as he was and had been for centuries when we found him eleven short years ago, will have become extinct. It has appeared to me that no better means could be chosen of preserving a record of a curious and fast disappearing civilization than the translation of some of the most interesting national legends and histories." -Tales of Old Japan 1871< Less
47 Ronin: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Edition By Andrew Forbes, David Henley
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The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the masterless Samurai... More > pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano. This edition of the story is illustrated by the full set of masterful woodblock prints created by master artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi in 1869, images as vivid and striking today as when they were first made 150 years ago. A new version of the tale of the 47 Ronin is currently under production by Universal Pictures starring Keanu Reeves and Hiroyuki Sanada. This book sets the film in true historical context and is accompanied by by outstandingly rare and beautiful images.< Less
47 Ronin: Utagawa Kuniyoshi Edition By Andrew Forbes, David Henley
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The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the brotherhood of 47... More > masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano. This edition of the story is illustrated by the full set of masterful woodblock prints created by celebrated artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi in 1838-39, images as vivid and striking today as when they were first made 175 years ago. A new version of the tale of the 47 Ronin is currently under production by Universal Pictures starring Keanu Reeves and Hiroyuki Sanada. This book sets the film in its true historical context and is accompanied by 68 outstandingly rare and beautiful images.< Less