"Seppuku" is known in the west as "Hara-kiri" although the term seppuku is considered a more elegant usage
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force will retire its last frontline F-4 Phantom fighter jets as more F-35s wait in the wings
He was swiftly taken away by security staff
Yasuke the black samurai stood about a foot taller than his peers
He claims he's killed 18 "grays" on his ranch with a samurai sword!
Like a fairytale
History is full of surprises...
The Boshin War (1868–1869)