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Westernised Samurai

Posted by on Thursday, June 5, 2014, In : Art 

 Westernised Samurai

Date:  1866

Artist:  Unknown

Information:  This picture was published in London News not long before the Meiji Restoration.
It depicts a group of young warriors dressed in western clothes alluding to the fact that many
of the samurai class were in favour of the opening of Japan’s borders to foreign influences.

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Gichin Funakoshi - Shuto Uke

Posted by on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, In : Photography 

Gichin Funakoshi executing a shuto uke (knife hand block)

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Indistinguishable From Evil

Posted by on Sunday, September 9, 2012, In : Proverbs & Quotes 

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