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  Topic: "ninja" question
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 13
Views: 10347

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Mon Oct 02, 2006 1:39 pm   Subject: Re: "ninja" question
I am at a loss here, so I have to ask - Bear with me to the end: OK, so in the West, we have various martial arts that are called "ninjutsu". Often, the teachers or practitioners call themse ...
  Topic: Strange Accusations
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 68
Views: 47907

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Sat Sep 30, 2006 4:37 pm   Subject: Re: Thank you for the information
My Brothers I thank you for the information and I
have heard both sides of the street ie ashida kim aka Christopher Hunter he is a genuine shinobi and other folks that say hes a fake I am well aware ...
  Topic: Twilight Samurai Question
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 3
Views: 4292

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2006 8:09 pm   Subject: Re: Twilight Samurai Question
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'Twilight Samurai' was considered somewhat offensive because it was mocking Senbei for scurrying home right after his duties every night (at twilight)rather than going out and socializing ...
  Topic: Twilight Samurai Question
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 3
Views: 4292

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2006 7:41 pm   Subject: Twilight Samurai Question
In loo of the new topic on "The Twilight Samurai", I once again rented it at my local movie store and watched it again. It was just as good the second time around, but I never understood why ...
  Topic: Defilement of TSKSR
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 20
Views: 18878

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2006 3:44 pm   Subject: Re: Defilement of TSKSR
I can not even understand whatthey are saying and it stills pisses me off:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nT1SMnqZdZo

Oh, fuck her. Seriously.
  Topic: WORST Samurai Films Of All Time
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 56
Views: 43487

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2006 1:35 pm   Subject: WORST Samurai Films Of All Time
I don't know if it qualifies as a samurai film, but its defenitly - Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai.

I loved the way he did the little flippy thing with his gun everytime he put it back in the h ...
  Topic: So I was watching the National Geographic Channel...
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 67
Views: 51949

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 10:58 am   Subject: So I was watching the National Geographic Channel...
Yeah, I figured as much. The TKD guy just hacked away. It wasnt pretty at all. Did alot of damage to the gel but uh... not very graceful.
I can't take it Can't take it anymore
  Topic: 47 Ronin: any thoughts?
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 45
Views: 38092

PostForum: The Edo Period   Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2006 4:11 pm   Subject: 47 Ronin: any thoughts?
http://www.tokyo-kurenaidan.com/chushingura.htm

How about that?

I just wish I could read kanji...
  Topic: Would TLS have been good if Tom Cruise wasnt in it?
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 68
Views: 48865

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 11:16 am   Subject: Would TLS have been good if Tom Cruise wasnt in it?
I liked the ninjer attack...
  Topic: So I was watching the National Geographic Channel...
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 67
Views: 51949

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 11:04 am   Subject: Re: So I was watching the National Geographic Channel...

God, I hate Ninja's....

I feel like Indiana Jones every time one of them Ninjer show up, "Ninja... Why did it have to be Ninja?"

Whenever I see a ninjer, I feel like Anakin Skywalker ...
  Topic: So I was watching the National Geographic Channel...
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 67
Views: 51949

PostForum: Martial Arts   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 5:15 am   Subject: Re: So I was watching the National Geographic Channel...
More specifically, the show Fight Science. Well, its a 2 hour show about how martial arts are broken down with science and numbers, like how much pounds a punch puts out or how fast a kick strikes. Th ...
  Topic: Adaption of The Book of Five Rings
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 5
Views: 5655

PostForum: Japanese Literature Forum   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 5:01 am   Subject: Adaption of The Book of Five Rings
Well, I think that the book is really universal and can be applied to many things, such as business and even just living.

Needless to say, it's an all around good book.
  Topic: Little Slugger
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 7
Views: 7070

PostForum: Japanese Entertainment   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2006 4:57 am   Subject: Little Slugger
msr.iadoka,

Yeah, dubbing is a horrible thing to do to such great titles. The Japanese version would make it that much better, I would imagine.

Respectfully,
Kane
  Topic: Adaption of The Book of Five Rings
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 5
Views: 5655

PostForum: Japanese Literature Forum   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 7:42 pm   Subject: Adaption of The Book of Five Rings
I think that, for a western publishing house, there is a certain amount of exposition that is necessary for their reading base to know what sort of concepts will be present in the publication. Prepari ...
  Topic: Little Slugger
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 7
Views: 7070

PostForum: Japanese Entertainment   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 7:36 pm   Subject: Little Slugger
msr.iaidoka,

The episode that got me hooked was the one in where those four ladies stand in that circle and gossip about their different Lil' Slugger stories. And at the end, were the one wife who ...
  Topic: Afro Samurai trailer
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 5
Views: 7322

PostForum: Japanese Entertainment   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 11:11 am   Subject: Re: Afro Samurai trailer
Oh boy, more potential misinformation ammo for the modern sammyrai and black samurai lovers out there...

Dig my 'fro

*shits pants*
  Topic: Little Slugger
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 7
Views: 7070

PostForum: Japanese Entertainment   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 11:09 am   Subject: Little Slugger
Paranoia Agent is by far the best anime I've seen. It's the only anime I watch religously.
  Topic: Adaption of The Book of Five Rings
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 5
Views: 5655

PostForum: Japanese Literature Forum   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 8:05 am   Subject: Adaption of The Book of Five Rings
I wonder if any here have read Musashi's Book of Five Rings By Stephen F. Kaufman? The only reason I ask is that on the back of the book, it claims, "...It explains Musashi's messge in depth. The ...
  Topic: Seven Samurai
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 30
Views: 21859

PostForum: The Samurai Film   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2006 7:55 am   Subject: Seven Samurai
...I really had to try to put down the Ran special edition I saw a few months ago...

Dude, go back and get it before it's too late!!! It's really worth your while.


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  Topic: Samurai term paper
Kane Hosokawa

Replies: 9
Views: 9142

PostForum: Samurai History - Kamakura to Sengoku   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 5:53 pm   Subject: Re: Samurai term paper
As many samurai had long hair, their ponytails.....

The samurai did not wear their hair in a ponytail, they generally wore their hair in a topknot. Other than this and the other corrections made by ...
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