The Truth

Young Samurai is a fiction, a made-up story, but a great deal is based upon or inspired by historical fact. Did you know that...

• There was a real English Samurai in the C16th?

• Masamoto is based upon the legendary samurai Miyamoto Musashi?

• Tomoe Gozen, the famous female samurai, really existed?

• The Niten Ichi Ryu was an actual sword school in Kyoto in the C16th?

• Many of the characters names have meanings?

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