Sales of feudal-era weapon heat up in Japan after store uses it to thwart robbery
A Japanese weapon that traces its roots to the 1600s is gaining new interest after a jewelry store employee successfully used it to prevent ...
Takeshi Kitano directs, stars in samurai period drama featuring gay relationships
Japanese actor, comedian and director Takeshi Kitano has revealed that “Kubi” (“Neck”), his upcoming samurai period drama, will highlight ho...
Japan’s Miss World Candidate is a Direct Descendant of 1600s Samurai Lord ‘One-Eyed Dragon’
Kanako Date, Japan’s representative for the Miss World beauty pageant, is apparently a direct descendant of a samurai lord that reigned over...