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Yumi (弓?) is the Japanese term for bows, and includes the longer daikyū (大弓?) and the shorter hankyū (半弓?) used in the practice of kyūdō, or Japanese archery. The yumi was an important weapon of the samurai warrior during the feudal period of Japan Yumi is also a Japanese name

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Miso Soup with Tofu, Wakame Seaweed, Rice and Egg

Miso Soup with Tofu, Wakame Seaweed, Rice and Egg - this is a Japanese inspired breakfast bowl that's healthy, hearty and comforting. It's packed with minerals, nutrients and protein. A great way to start the day off! ~ http://jeanetteshealthyliving.com

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This Kanji is read as "BU" in Japanese. It means "wild soul"or"strong mind". The owner of "BU" is "Bushi:武士" or "Samurai:侍".

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The charred remains of a Japanese civilian in the aftermath of the atomic attack on Nagasaki, Japan. 1945. #war #history #vintage #retro #guns #gun #ww2 #40s #tank #tanks #1940s #military #battle #warrior #warriors #combat #campaign #battles #wwii...

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I know what you're saying. Not another f&%$#g katana. All I can say is go and hold one in your hands. It doesn't even have to be a very good one. Just hold it and if you still don't get it, we have nothing worthwhile in common

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The women of the samurai had as main role to look after the house. This was especially crucial in the ' feudal times , when the husbands were often away fighting in other States or engaged in clan battles. His wife, or okugatasama (literally: the one who stays at home), as well as look after the children and chores, he was often having to physically defend the house from thieves and invaders. For this reason, many women of the samurai class were trained skillful use of a weapon in the…

The women of the samurai had as main role to look after the house. This was especially crucial in the ' feudal times , when the husbands were often away fighting in other States or engaged in clan battles. His wife, or okugatasama (literally: the one who stays at home), as well as look after the children and chores, he was often having to physically defend the house from thieves and invaders. For this reason, many women of the samurai class were trained skillful use of a weapon in the…

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Nakano Takeko was a Japanese female warrior of the Aizu domain, who fought and died during the Boshin War.

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A SUPERB 19TH CENTURY JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD IVORY CASED SAMURAI SWORD exceptionally carved all over with figures within interiors and landscapes, flanked by insects upon an textured ground. 3ft 1ins long.

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