The graves of the 47 Ronin.
The 47 Ronin attacking Kira's house.
The 47 Ronin, or masterless samurai, avenged their lord's death and became some of the most famous Japanese samurai in history.
The story of the 47 Ronin, known as Chushingura in Japanese, is one of the most popular and familiar tales in Japan. The fact that it is a true story, plays a major role in its long lasting appeal.
The story of the 47 Ronin is one of the most celebrated in the history of the samurai. This was perhaps all the more so because it occurred at a time when the samurai class was struggling to maintain