Toyotomi Hideyoshi, a Potted Biography of Nagoya’s Pauper Prince

Apr 30, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

In a world of strict social code, stringent class, and unbreakable caste systems, the samurai era was not a time when upward social mobility was to be dreamed of, let...[ Click to read more ]

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Yasuke: From Mozambique to Slave to Samurai

Apr 16, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Whether it is on the subway, in a restaurant or just walking down the street, most foreigners in Japan know what it's like to be stared at and pointed out...[ Click to read more ]

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