History Uncovered: Chushingura - Tears of 47 Ronin
A long-beloved tale dating back some 300 years, Kanadehon Chushingura tells the story of the famed 47 ronin as they avenge the death of their lord, helping us uncover truths about Japanese character.
Oboshi Yuranosuke from the bunraku play, "Kanadehon Chushingura"
Professor Timon Screech holding a spear used in the raid
Professor Screech inspects a restored Edo row house
Professor Screech finds the word "quarrel" in an account of Oishi Yoshio's words