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Samurai ethics were portrayed in the Kabuki theatre and in prints drawn from Kabuki such as this showing the actor Arashi Rikan II playing the role of Asahina Tobei, carrying off stolen money in th
Samurai ethics were portrayed in the Kabuki theatre and in prints drawn from Kabuki such as this depicting an actor in the role of Yuruki Saemon.
Haniwa figure of a kneeling man.
Detail of part of a folding screen which depicts the  siege of Osaka Castle (1615).
Detail of part of a folding screen which depicts the  siege of Osaka Castle (1615).
Detail of a folding screen which depicts the siege of Osaka Castle (1615).
Bunraku performance.
Bunraku puppet and manipulator Tamakoyo Yoshida.
Bunraku performance.
Bunraku performance.
Bunraku performance.
Osaka castle.
Bunraku puppet and manipulator Tamakoyo Yoshida.
Wall of Osaka Castle.
Detail of part of a  folding  screen which  depicts  the  siege  of Osaka Castle (1615).
Bunraku puppet and manipulator Tamakoyo Yoshida.
Bunraku performance.
Detail of part of a folding screen which depicts the siege of Osaka Castle (1615).
Detail of part of a folding screen which depicts the  siege of Osaka Castle (1615).
Bunraku performance.
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