When I imagine a samurai, I envision a warrior with a sword. And not just any sword, but the world-renowned Japanese katana — a curved blade engineered for cutting down foes with supreme efficiency. A Japanese battlefield conjures up more variety, with spearman and archers entering the mix. However, Japan's ancient warriors also plied less glamorous, lesser-known and therefore possibly more interesting weaponry. Implements like the jutte and kusurigama allowed users to defend and combat the katana.
Broken helpless man tied with chains.
One of Japan's biggest hotel chains is denying that the Nanjing Massacre took place
Does this make sense — and is it legal? I was in L. In fact everyone at every sushi restaurant I have ever been to — which is probably a lot, because I love sushi — is Asian. I mean I get it — it is part of the ambiance of eating at a Japanese restaurant. So a prerequisite for being hired is that you are Asian? Just an assumption.
Remembering Japan’s badass 70s schoolgirl gangs
During the U. In addition to commercial features, several Hollywood directors produced documentaries for government and military agencies. The last three were shot on location and were made especially effective by their immediacy. Full-scale mobilization had ended the Depression domestically, and victory had opened vast, unchallenged markets in the war-torn economies of western Europe and Japan.
How does fashion shape adolescence? In a fan-made YouTube tribute to mid s Japanese television series, Sukeban Deka , a schoolgirl is dressed in a demure uniform. More unexpectedly, she also wears leather gloves and brandishes a yo-yo. Take that, patriarchy. It starts with the uniform.