Ninja Culture

Is the Bansenshukai even worth the paper it is written on???

Is the Bansenshukai even worth the paper it is written on??? Of course, I’m kidding but only partially… Credibility is defined as the quality of being trusted. In literature, having a credible text means that the information therein is reputable and a trusted source for those looking for information on the subject. In this post, …

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Hagunsei 破軍星 and the Gyokko Ryu

Since even before ancient times, mankind has found significance and meaning in the various star constellations of the night sky. Even considering them gods. This is called Astrolatry. Astrolatry is the worship of stars and other heavenly bodies as deities, or even as simple as the association of deities with heavenly bodies. Common examples of …

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Edo Period Ninjutsu – and the art of conjuring demons

There is a misconception that ninjutsu ceased to exist during the Edo Period. Some believe that after Oda Nobunaga’s decimation of the lands of Iga and Tokugawa’s pacification or subjugation of the rest of the nation, that the shinobi became unnecessary and quickly ceased to exist. The shinobi definitely did not cease to exist. Despite …

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