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RONIN

Postby Nexus Lord » Mon 07.04.2005 4:15 pm

a while ago i watched a film called 'ronin' with robert deniro in it.
there was quite an interesting story in it about samurai.
it tells of some samurai (47 i think) who were left masterless and wandered through japan, who all killed themselves in some honourable mass suicide.
does anyone know more of this or of some other similar stories.;)

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RE: RONIN

Postby clay » Mon 07.04.2005 4:24 pm

I haven't seen the movie, but here is the story of the 47 in English:
http://www.thejapanshop.net/books/ronin.htm
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RE: RONIN

Postby Nexus Lord » Mon 07.04.2005 5:06 pm

oh, great thanks didnt know that was there.:D
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RE: RONIN

Postby kanadajin » Mon 07.04.2005 8:01 pm

Ronin ? That means Samurai without a master right ? I think i'v seen a movie similar to that.
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RE: RONIN

Postby clay » Mon 07.04.2005 8:04 pm

浪人 rou nin is a masterless samurai but it also has a modern meaning of a student who failed the entrance exam and is waiting to take them again in order to start school.
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RE: RONIN

Postby jinksys » Mon 07.04.2005 9:11 pm

omg red text! im Blind!B)


oh yeah...and that movie is sweet.
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