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The Story of the

47 Loyal Ronin

 

Postcards from Sengaku-ji Temple

Courtesy of Sam Moledzki.

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Lord Asano being restrained after cutting Kira, the Master of Ceremonies.   Lord Asano preparing for seppuku (ritual suicide).

Attack of the 47 Loyal Ronin on Lord Kira's mansion.   Attack of the 47 Loyal Ronin on Lord Kira's mansion.

Revenge attack of Oishi and the other Loyal Ronin on Lord Kira's mansion.   Capture of Lord Kira by Oishi and his men.   Lord Kira's head following beheading.

March of the 47 Loyal Ronin through Edo to Sengakuji Temple, following the capture and beheading of Lord Kira.

 

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