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B15 The Courtesan’s AbyssB15 The Courtesan’s Abyss
Show Notes for bonus episode 15 of our Podcast – The Courtesan’s Abyss. Story Notes The story of The Courtesan’s Abyss take places in a gorge/waterfall located in Yamanashi Prefecture. In Japanese it goes by the name of Oiran Buchi. The area is known from an event from around the[...]
E60E War and Betrayal – Honnō-ji IncidentE60E War and Betrayal – Honnō-ji Incident
Show Notes for episode 60E of our Podcast – War and Betrayal – Honnō-ji Incident Story Notes We jump to late autumn when Yasuke is in attendance to Nobunaga. A messanger arrives at Azuchi castle bringing a message from General Hideyoshi. His siege at Tottori Castle against the Mori (the[...]
E60B The Road to KyotoE60B The Road to Kyoto
Show Notes for episode 60B of our Podcast – The Road to Kyoto Story Notes We carry on from where we left off. With Yasuke and Allesandro finishing up their meeting with Lord Arima. And so it was time for the two of them to return home, through the territory[...]
B10 Ninja MagicianB10 Ninja Magician
Show Notes for bonus episode 10 of our Podcast – Ninja Magician. Story Notes Kashin Koji (果心居士) was said to have been a magician born in 1524 who also went by the name of Shippo Gyoja (Pilgrim of the Seven Treasures). His ancestry is unfortunately not known and we can[...]
EP32 Ninja ArsenalEP32 Ninja Arsenal
Show Notes for episode 32 of our Podcast – Ninja Arsenal. There was no poem segment in todays episode due to the length of the Podcast. Story Notes Now I have debated a little on how to write down these show notes, as we know during the episode I gave[...]
EP22 En the PilgrimEP22 En the Pilgrim
Show Notes for episode 22 of our Podcast – En the Pilgrim. Story Notes En no Ozunu is an interesting man. Born in a time really before the Ninja, if anyone would have asked him if he considered himself to be one he would have just looked at you in[...]
EP7 Target: NobunagaEP7 Target: Nobunaga
Show Notes for EP7 of our Podcast – Target: Nobunaga. Story Notes Sugitani Zenjubo (杉谷善住坊) was born to one of the 53 families of the Koga Clan, acting as Ninja and Sniper for them until his death in 1573. He was best known for his use of the matchlock rifle (hinawa-ju). Initially the Koga[...]