084f2db8c6 The setting is a "Game of Thrones" like fantasy kingdom with European and Asian influences. At a more modest level, the story of the Ronin appears in "Het Wapen van Rihei" (the Weapon of Rihei) in the series "De Rode Ridder" by Willy Vandersteen, as a side line in the story. He sent her away with their two younger children to live with her parents; he gave the eldest boy, Chikara, a choice to stay and fight or to leave. The tragedy of the Forty-seven Ronin has been one of the most popular themes in Japanese art, and has lately even begun to make its way into Western art. They then extinguished all the lamps and fires in the house (lest any cause the house to catch fire and start a general fire that would harm the neighbors) and left, taking Kira's head.. The tombs became a place of great veneration, and people flocked there to pray. The rest of the faithful ronin now gathered in Edo, and in their roles as workmen and merchants gained access to Kira's house, becoming familiar with the layout of the house and the character of all within.
Steward, Basil. 31. Kuniyoshi: The Faithful Samurai. Immediately following the event, there were mixed feelings among the intelligentsia about whether such vengeance had been appropriate. (1935). ^ Mitford, A. This news was carried to ishi Kuranosuke Yoshio, Asano's principal counsellor, who took command and moved the Asano family away, before complying with bakufu orders to surrender the castle to the agents of the government. ^ Mitford, pp. Contents 1 Name 2 Story 2.1 Genesis of a tragedy 2.2 The ronin plot revenge 2.3 The attack 2.4 The death of Kira 2.5 The aftermath 2.6 Re-establishment of the Asano clan's lordship 3 Criticism 4 In the arts 4.1 Plays 4.2 Opera 4.3 Cinema and television 4.4 Woodblock prints 4.5 In the West 5 Gallery 6 Notes 7 References 8 External links 9 Further reading . For other uses, see Forty-seven Ronin (disambiguation).