Ancient seat of Japan's warrior culture

Business | DAVOS SPECIAL 2017 Jan 17, 2017

Ancient seat of Japan's warrior culture

The origin of Japan's ruling class extends into the mists of ancient history, far before the country was unified after a period of civil wars and well into the first millennium A.D. Warriors, called bushi, began as the armies of aristocratic factions centered around the ...

'Lone Wolf and Cub': Japan's greatest samurai manga?

Books / Reviews Oct 8, 2016

'Lone Wolf and Cub': Japan's greatest samurai manga?

First serialized in 1970, "Lone Wolf and Cub" is among the most iconic manga of all time, spawning TV shows and film adaptations. Its story has been referenced in an eclectic range of modern works from the music of Wu-Tang Clan to the comics ...