Sasaki Kojiro

Are You a Fan of the Vagabond Manga? Take Miyamoto Musashi’s Journey!

From the same brilliant mind that produced Slam Dunk, Vagabond is a manga written and drawn by Takehiko Inoue from Kagoshima prefecture. The story is based on a real and very legendary figure in the art of the sword; Miyamoto Musashi. This is a list of places that the ronin journeyed to in his quest…

Learn About One of Japan’s Greatest Samurai of All Time, Sasaki Kojiro!

Having a history tied to samurais, shoguns, ronin and ninjas, it comes as no surprise why there are so many castle towns in Japan. One of these is located in Yamaguchi Prefecture known as Iwakuni. It has quite a history concerning battles and sword fighting. One prominent Japanese swordsman was Sasaki Kojiro. He was considered…