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Say “No” To Seppuku. Say “Yes” To Bushido And 47 Ronin #1 On The Wednesday Run – November 7, 2012

Many people are familiar with the historical “Forty-seven Ronin” story. It’s legendary in Japanese culture – but make no mistake to think it mythical. No, the revenge of the “Forty-seven Ronin” is a true story from 18th century Japan and the most famous account of the samurai code of honour called “bushido”.

Plays, novels, movies and even operas have been made of the famous tale.

And now you can experience it in the form of sequential art, in a five issue mini series published by Dark Horse Comics. And, in keeping with the theme, the creators behind the monthly series are also something of legend.

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