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Iwate Prefecture's recruitment poster for the Japan Self-Defence Force is kind of confusing

The Japan Self-Defence Forces are the unified military forces of Japan, established after the Second World War. Recruits are tasked with maintaining the security of the nation and, occasionally, with international peacekeeping for the UN. 365 more words


Of Blood and Man (Tiamat Unbound #5)

I present part 5 of the Tiamat Unbound series. This was a really out of my comfort zone style, so I hope it pays off. Enjoy! 6,245 more words

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Presentazione del Blog e della Samurai Zen Club

Con questo primo post per raccontare in breve la storia della palestra e del suo fondatore

La SportinGym Samurai Zen Club è sita in Ostia Lido, Piazza di Santa Monica, 31-36. 140 more words


Brown Samurai. Marni AW15

Consuelo Castiglioni went samurai this seaon, just like for SS15 – belted vests and sharp, Japanese silhouettes. But this time, Marni sees the world in brown and other warm, earthy colours. 76 more words


The Last Cherry Blossom

This week in dVerse Poetics Pub, the whole theme and prompt is about chivalry, knights, ladies, armor, jousts, courtly love, etc. going back in time. I have gone back in time to a different type of knight – the Samurai. 663 more words


Samurai Teppanyaki House on a Friday Night!

The best way to end a long stretch of working weekdays – TO HAVE A FEAST ON A FRIDAY NIGHT!

Dinner on Friday night was at Samurai Teppanyaki House located in The Parade, Norwood. 412 more words


Movie review: The Last Samurai (2003)

It was with some trepidation that I watched The Last Samurai. I realized that the movie would contain a mixture of fact and fiction, and my knowledge of 19th century Japan was remedial enough that I wouldn’t be able to discern the difference. 286 more words