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  Topic: Ei Ei Oh !
BadMonk

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Japanese Language   Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2009 3:37 am   Subject: Ei Ei Oh !
You mean my faithful Super Daijirin misled me? Shocked

Like I said, it might not be proper usage (not official enough for the Daijirin?), but it seems to have been around for awhile.


Thank you ...
  Topic: From the Sketchbook
BadMonk

Replies: 25
Views: 24476

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2009 3:34 am   Subject: From the Sketchbook
Already said above, but "Wow" again!
  Topic: Ei Ei Oh !
BadMonk

Replies: 9
Views: 21306

PostForum: Japanese Language   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 5:55 pm   Subject: Ei Ei Oh !
Can anyone post the Kanji here for this saying?
  Topic: Sekigahara board game
BadMonk

Replies: 7
Views: 9590

PostForum: Japanese Entertainment   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 5:54 pm   Subject: Sekigahara board game
Dont forget these ones!
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/25021
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/27969
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/39189
  Topic: Seki Bune and Ataka Bune Dimensions?
BadMonk

Replies: 3
Views: 3312

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Wed May 06, 2009 5:59 pm   Subject: Seki Bune and Ataka Bune Dimensions?
You should pick up Turnbull's Samurai Sourcebook. He has an entire section dealing with this subject matter.

I'll dig it out and have a look. Thanks.
  Topic: Seki Bune and Ataka Bune Dimensions?
BadMonk

Replies: 3
Views: 3312

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Mon May 04, 2009 5:01 pm   Subject: Seki Bune and Ataka Bune Dimensions?
Ive found the crew numbers but not the dimensions for either one of these style of ships. Thank you for any help in adavance!
  Topic: The Hojo at Mikata-ga-Hara?
BadMonk

Replies: 16
Views: 7991

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:58 pm   Subject: Re: The Hojo at Mikata-ga-Hara?
A unique moment where Oda and Hojo troops were on opposite sides on the same battlefield?

Well, if we're talking about Oda Nobunaga's army, that'd be a good bet. The Oda did face the Hojo on at lea ...
  Topic: The Hojo at Mikata-ga-Hara?
BadMonk

Replies: 16
Views: 7991

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2009 4:40 pm   Subject: Re: The Hojo at Mikata-ga-Hara?
Cheers for all the useful replies. It sounds like it was probably Sadler. I may have inserted the figure of 5,000 from my memory of the diversionary attack.

Evalario, another reason we (non-japane ...
  Topic: The Hojo at Mikata-ga-Hara?
BadMonk

Replies: 16
Views: 7991

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:37 pm   Subject: The Hojo at Mikata-ga-Hara?
I recall reading in an unknown book approximately some 20 odd years ago that the Takeda army at Mikata-ga-Hara included 5,000 troops loaned to them from the Hojo.

I have never seen this in print an ...
  Topic: Reproduction Arquebus ?
BadMonk

Replies: 2
Views: 3298

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:26 pm   Subject: Reproduction Arquebus ?
So did you ever end up finding one?
Anyone?

Nope!
  Topic: NHK Taiga Drama
BadMonk

Replies: 458
Views: 282540

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2009 9:18 pm   Subject: Tenchijin
Does anyone know what day and time Tenchijin airs in Los Angeles?
  Topic: Yi Dynasty Koreans Armored Infantry???
BadMonk

Replies: 16
Views: 17001

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 5:04 pm   Subject: Yi Dynasty Koreans Armored Infantry???
Looks like the perrys have found some new info on this topic!

http://theminiaturespage.com/news/719867/
  Topic: Heraldry during the Sengoku era...
BadMonk

Replies: 295
Views: 298271

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Mon May 19, 2008 4:41 am   Subject: Heraldry during the Sengoku era...
Very nice! I want the "Superb Pair Of 18th Century Russet Iron'Tsu-tsu Gote'". Very Happy
  Topic: Yi Dynasty Koreans Armored Infantry???
BadMonk

Replies: 16
Views: 17001

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Fri May 16, 2008 12:08 am   Subject: Yi Dynasty Koreans Armored Infantry???
Nice plate! Thank you for the reply.
  Topic: Yi Dynasty Koreans Armored Infantry???
BadMonk

Replies: 16
Views: 17001

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Thu May 15, 2008 6:07 pm   Subject: Yi Dynasty Koreans Armored Infantry???
Does anyone know of any info re: Korean Heavy Infantry for 1300-1600 or are they a myth (could they be Imperial Guard or dismounted cavalry?)?

I can find no written or pictorial contemporary source ...
  Topic: Eureka 15mm Korean/ Kofun Miniatures for pre-order
BadMonk

Replies: 1
Views: 2854

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Thu May 15, 2008 6:05 pm   Subject: Eureka 15mm Korean/ Kofun Miniatures for pre-order
Grumpy from Grumpy's miniatures has stated that he is going to produce this line despite the fact that it doesnt have 600 pre-orders yet! Very Happy
  Topic: Nobunaga, A Most Dangerous Time...
BadMonk

Replies: 2
Views: 4076

PostForum: Japanese Entertainment   Posted: Mon May 05, 2008 4:52 pm   Subject: Nobunaga, A Most Dangerous Time...
Has anyone else ordered/ played this game? I hear that it was very popular in Japan:

www.multimanpublishing.com/preorder/viewGame.php?id=34
  Topic: Mongol Invasion Scroll
BadMonk

Replies: 5
Views: 4097

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Sun May 04, 2008 4:27 pm   Subject: Mongol Invasion Scroll
Referring to the Mongolian invasion scrolls (Moko shurai ekotoba) by Takezaki Suenaga (竹崎季長), I was wondering where Kikuchi Takefusa showed up besides the scene where he is sitting on the wall ...
  Topic: Samurai Clans fighting Mongols
BadMonk

Replies: 6
Views: 4936

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Sun May 04, 2008 4:17 pm   Subject: Samurai Clans fighting Mongols
You should check out the book "In Little Need of Divine Intervention" by Thomas D. Conlan, its essentialy a translation of the Invasion Scrolls by Takezaki Suenaga.

It lists all the clans ...
  Topic: Most Decisive Battle of the Sengoku Jidai
BadMonk

Replies: 35
Views: 27330

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Sun May 04, 2008 2:32 am   Subject: Most Decisive Battle of the Sengoku Jidai
Great discussion! Next should be the 10 most important Samurai Battles of all time!

Anyway, here are my picks:

1) Okehazama, 1560: For obvious reasons,

2) Miyajima, 1555: Leads directly to th ...
  Topic: Reproduction Arquebus ?
BadMonk

Replies: 2
Views: 3298

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Fri May 02, 2008 2:15 am   Subject: Reproduction Arquebus ?
Does anyone know of a maker(s) of a reproduction or replica Japanese Arquebus? Firing or non-firing is fine.


Thanks for any info!
  Topic: 3 Kingdoms Era Korea
BadMonk

Replies: 11
Views: 11642

PostForum: Ancient Japan to Heian   Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 4:04 pm   Subject: 3 Kingdoms Era Korea
Thank you for the book recommendation Victor. That sounds great!
  Topic: Admiral Yi / Imijin Books
BadMonk

Replies: 5
Views: 4582

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Fri Apr 25, 2008 12:12 am   Subject: Re: Admiral Yi / Imijin Books
I was wondering if anyone has read or has any input on the following Korean War related texts:

Nanjung Ilgi: War Diary of Admiral Yi Sun-sin
by Yi; Tae-hung, Ha; Pow-key, Sohn Sun-sin (Author)
...
  Topic: Admiral Yi / Imijin Books
BadMonk

Replies: 5
Views: 4582

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 3:21 pm   Subject: Admiral Yi / Imijin Books
I was wondering if anyone has read or has any input on the following Korean War related texts:

Nanjung Ilgi: War Diary of Admiral Yi Sun-sin
by Yi; Tae-hung, Ha; Pow-key, Sohn Sun-sin (Author)
...
  Topic: Gakken Sengoku period Books for sale on Ebay
BadMonk

Replies: 3
Views: 2992

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2008 12:27 pm   Subject: Re: Gakken Sengoku period Books for sale on Ebay
Please excuse the advertisement Embarassed but I am selling off my collection of Gakken books and thought they might find a good home w/ someone on this page.
The first 8 books are being listed on Ebay ...
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