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Tokyo National Museum & Friends

The Tokyo National Museum (“TNM” in the local signage) is one of the major destinations in the city, and an impressive institution it is. A complex of multiple buildings whose main entrance resembles a gigantic temple, it is the repository of many of Japan’s treasure: sculptures, swords, scrolls and other artifacts that in some cases date back some 1500 years. 424 kata lagi

Museum

Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai

Dir: Jim Jarmusch
With Forest Whitaker,
Isaach de Bankolé, Henry Silva
(1999)

Of all the millennial-themed movies around at the end of the last century, and for a few years before, this one had the most to say to me. 864 kata lagi

Movies

Bushido 武士道

To understand truly what bushido and its education, the seven virtues of bushido, meant for a samurai of the feudal Japan one needs some help. Written in  Inazo Nitobe’s book Bushido, The Soul of Japan.  940 kata lagi

Kuroisenko

Samuráis: mujeres, homosexualidad y pederastia

El camino hacia temáticas japonesas me ha beneficiado más que el mundo geek. Así que continuaré escribiendo sobre esto. Cuando me gradué de la universidad hice una tesis muy larga sobre… 1.148 kata lagi

Journalism

Amazing exhibition of Japan’s legendary “cursed katana” is going on right now【Photos】

Don’t forget to purify your soul before heading to this museum’s display of samurai swords that were designed to do just one thing: kill. 465 kata lagi

Japan

Ten Ninja Movies. Six Bucks. One Blog Post.

We’re spoiled when it comes to movies these days.

Between Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and whatever other streaming services you use, it’s easier and easier to watch what you want, when you want. 1.184 kata lagi