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E60A Yasuke Arriving in Japan

E60A Yasuke Arriving in Japan

Show Notes for episode 60A of our Podcast – Yasuke arriving in Japan Updates on Last Week Episode One of our listeners chimed in about us saying perhaps the Knights were Samurai, reminding us that Samurai didn’t come into existence in the 12th century, however, the story of the Bamboo[...]

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E54C Reigns End

E54C Reigns End

Show Notes for episode 54C of our Podcast – Reigns End. Story Notes So answering our little query we gave ourselves last week. The Emperor Jimmu would be 100% divine. Today we finish our look into the Emperor Jimmu and so we pick up where we left off. On the[...]

Samurai Tongue Twisters

EP31 Lady Tomoe

EP31 Lady Tomoe

Show Notes for episode 31 of our Podcast – Lady Tomoe. Story Notes Now today I wanted to talk about a woman called Tomoe Gozen, or simply Lady Tomoe from the Heian into the Kamakura Period. And I wanted to talk about her because it’s been a while since we[...]

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EP27 Legends of Himeji

EP27 Legends of Himeji

Show Notes for episode 27 of our Podcast – Legends of Himeji. Story Notes So today I wanted talk a little about some of the history of Himeji Castle. Castle in Japanese being pronounced Jō. As some of you many recall I visited Nagasaki during November last year when my[...]

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B1 Shippeitaro

B1 Shippeitaro

Show Notes for bonus episode 1 of our Podcast – Shippeitaro. Story Notes The story of Shippeitaro is an interesting folktale from Japan around the theme of human sacrifice. Mukashi mukashi, long long ago there was a warrior who weary from travelling took shelter one night in a lonely and[...]