In the Kamigata area, they have a sort of tiered lunchbox they use for a single day when flower viewing. Upon returning, they throw them away, trampling them underfoot. The end is important in all things.
Summer grasses, All that remains Of soldiers' dreams
Bushido is realized in the presence of death. This means choosing death whenever there is a choice between life and death. There is no other reasoning.
I dreamt of worldly success once.
In my school, no consideration is given to anything unreasonable; the heart of the matter is to use the power of the knowledge of martial arts to gain victory any way you can.
Samurai: I have searched for you a very long time. Kari: Do not waste breath, kill. It is our way here. Samurai: Not before I have my say, Corpse-eater. Kari: No wonder you took so long to find me. on Valkyrie Kari,, Garden of the Dragons, Vol, iiii
Akira Kurosawa, David Lean and Alfred Hitchcock were the main inspirations for 'Samurai Jack,' along with a lot of '70s cinema.
Elves have this superhuman strength, yet they're so graceful. Tolkien created them to be angelic spirits, but I also saw Legolas as something out of the Seven Samurai.
I am a genre lover - everything from spaghetti western to samurai movie.