The story of the 47 Ronin, also known as "Chushingura", comes from the name of the kabuki play created 50 years after the actual "Ako incident".
Described by Japanese historians as a "National Ledgend", the revenge of the 47 Ronin took place in Japan and is the ultimate expression of the samurai code of honor, Bushido
The story began april 21st 1701, when lord Asamo Naganore, the Daimyo was forced to commit ritual suicide for attacking Kara Yoshinako in Ede Castle, a rude and arrogant Master of Cermony under the Tokugawa Shogunate.
The 47 Ronin avenged their master’s honor after paticently waiting and planning for two years to kill Kira. The Ronin were themselves forced to commit seppuka for committing the crime of murder
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