Ninja, and just last week the show was about a knight vs. When the last samurai begins, he is a brilliant fiveyearold brat, shouting out the names of hypothetical manyfooted cephalopods in greek. Good guys win, bad guys lose and thats just the way it is. May 21, 2007 i stand by my original answer its the samurai by a mile. They have the more formidable discpline, training and their weaponry is superior to the armaments of the spartans. The spartan trained to not feel pain and to simply be tough. The greeks knew boxing, wrestling and general fighting techniques. However, there are actually several similarities between these two countries. I stand by my original answer its the samurai by a mile. Basov initially released in 2004, spirit of the warrior has enjoyed popularity in russia and has become the handbook of admirers of the bushido wisdom. The samurai would bendbreakchip his sword if he tried to cut through the armor. Spartans had power where the samurai would have speed.
Oct 20, 2008 you have to keep in mind in this type of question that samurai were not only masters of the sword, but also of the bow. Samurai, however, the only advantage is there blades are very very light most of the time, and the overall blade is the same sharpness, but by no means can the samurai blade easily cut through the. Oda was about to win but murdered by one of his men. If you put a knight and a samurai in a fight, who would win. Aug 19, 2019 a ronin was a samurai warrior in feudal japan without a master or lord known as a daimyo a samurai could become a ronin in several different ways. Like above, his armor and weapons are better suited for one on one combat. A samurai would win because they were trained in jiu jitsu until they mastered all the techniques and the art they also trained in archery, swordsmanship, handleing a spear, and yuwara it was also a little known fact that samurai did use guns. I think samurai vs robodick is his most accessible book.
A modern translation of the bushido shoshinshu of taira shigesuke by yuzan daidoji, thomas cleary and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Gladiators were matched by type to give a good fight while samurai were equipped to survive and kill on the battle field. Initially released in 2004, spirit of the warrior has enjoyed popularity in russia and has become the handbook of admirers of the bushido wisdom. Finals 1 a unit of centurions meet a samurai warband in pitched battle who wins, and why. Then he became replaced by one of his generals toyotomi hideyoshi and he finally became replaced by his allyvassal. And if it was a legion of spartans vs a group of samurai, the spartan s would definitely win. Samurai vs spartan is an actionpacked picture book for beginning readers.
I decided to make a samurai character but i cannot come up with a backstory for his origin. There can be different types of bonds in life, with different people. A katana or samurai bow and arrow yumi to ya would. It would make perfect sense for a samurai to take out a knight from a distance. A samurai clothed in only a simple robe stabs himself in the abdomen with a dagger and falls over as a group of other samurai look on and bow as he redeems himself narrator. Spirit of the warrior is the second book in the samurai tetralogy by a. The men of akavir died a long time ago and there arent other japanese based human races in tamriel. But seven samurai carries much more moral ambiguity, painting victory as a fleeting thing and defeat inexorably intertwined within it.
If you put a knight and a samurai in a fight, who would. To succeed as a samurai, you must think like a samurai. I wonder if something like this could become recreated in this game. By and large, this is a ported, or even cloned, version of samurai ii. Okay so my roommate and i are having the argument above. The race is on and the samurai and ninja will do anything to find it first. Eiji yoshikawa shelved 38 times as samurai avg rating 4. Dec 25, 2010 7 must read books for warriors if you are going through hell, keep going. Mar 15, 2019 yet again we see the myth in the answer above that samurai used katanas as primary weapons. Oct 28, 2001 most samurai book tend to focus on things like bushido, their weapons, and other historical aspects associated with them. There are few more important figures in history than the warrior, soldier, or fighter.
This book, while it does that, does so from a totally new angle. He is trained and tested as a youth until he becomes a famous. British historian man ninja adds to his solid series of generalaudience books on far east military subjects with this analysis of japans military nobility. Knights a knights duties the knights called their code of honor chivalry chivalry requires knights to be loyal, brave, humble, and modest at the same time knights were also expected to be kind and generous to people, especially women knights vs. That would be like using a pistol as a primary weapon. In close quarters combat, the tempering of a samurai sword was far superior to the swords of the same age in europe.
In fact, reischauer and jansen note that feudal japan had departed so far from east asian norms that it was more. It is a concept that time and again has permeated my thoughts and sent me plunging into the. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read samurai revolution. Instead, they used spears, bows, muskets, and occasionally the kanabo, and nodachi but almost alway. Sticker storybook sabans power rangers samurai by scholastic inc.
Popular samurai books showing 150 of 930 musashi hardcover by. Im pretty sure that everyone would agree that a group of spartans vs a group of samurai would result in a lot of dead samurai. Turnbulls take on the samurai is nothing new, as he has written many books about them, but his approach in this text was refreshing and different than most. They are more trained towards individualized fighting. There is no way the katana could get through the plate armor and chain mail. The myths of the noble samurai and the sinister ninja are filled with romantic fantasy and fallacy. The only thing that prevents a complete domination by the samurai would be the armor worn by spartans at least higher ranking ones. Famous samurai include yukimura sanada and tadakatsu honda, the samurai did not fear death and sought the one who could best them in mortal combat. Personally, i also think that one spartan would also beat one samurai. Yet again we see the myth in the answer above that samurai used katanas as primary weapons. Most samurai book tend to focus on things like bushido, their weapons, and other historical aspects associated with them.
Oct 05, 2006 well, in real life ninjas were nothing like the media makes them look. First of the 14th century is a rather long period, it has seen many technologic. A samurai clothed in only a simple robe stabs himself in the abdomen with a dagger and falls over as a group of other samurai look on and bow as he redeems himself. In other words, the universe just doesnt care one way of the other, and if. The book of samurai series presents the lost arts of the samurai in the english language for the first time. Samurai, you will be part of the culture of feudal japan, and you must learn to live by its rules. One on one that all depends on the class of gladiator and whether or not you allow the samurai his bow.
Dewitts hyperkinetic playfulness is a long way from the hyperrealism of knausgaard, or the more tightly controlled knowingness of elena ferrante another great writer about childhood, whose books the last samurai does not resemble at all. In the west, were used to seeing justice done at the end of our movies. You must learn when to leave your sword in its sheath, when to draw it and what to do with it once its drawn. Samurai vs knight many people often see little similarity between the country of japan and europe. Honestly, i think their shield would be the main reason for this, because how is a samurai going to get around something that is over twice. Antony cummins and yoshie minami have brought the teachings of the famed samurai school natoriry. Okay so heres the deal, samurais are claimed to be the greatest swordsmen of all time. Description samurai vs ninja 2 by nick falk when the great bear is stolen from edo castle, the samurai and the ninja face battle once again. Samurai weapons were forged out of steel, and although it was high carbon and not very high quality, it will be more than a match for the spartan s bronze sword and so forth. His memoir, first published nearly 50 years ago, captures his warrior and human sides. If you want to find out about this steve lowe guy, i recommend starting with this.
In fact, the swords that they use, the katana, is the most well crafted sword in the world. His first book, muscle memory, is a bizarro masterpiece. Oct 20, 2015 the book of samurai series presents the lost arts of the samurai in the english language for the first time. Both lived in a feudal society, had codes of honor, they were both horsemen, all that stuff, but samurai would take all. Once the spartan gets close enough, he carries an 8 feet long spear as his primary weapon, which, due to a lifetime of training, hes going to skewer the samurai with before the samurai can get close enough to do any damage. Ever since the first mesopotamian civilizations, the brave warrior was held with the highest esteem, sometimes almost to the point of worship. A supreme japanese ace, saburo sakai logged more than 200 dogfights and 1,500 hours flying his deadly zero. Who would win the fight of samurai or knight answers. Their legendary prowess inspired some of japans finest films and literature.
He is trained heavily in one on one combat, whereas spartans train to fight in a group. Since this is a purely hypothetical question, i wont go into the problems that arise that would make it impossible for a 14th century knight and samurai to ever meet. All samurai were armed with a bow as well as their swords. Their name means one who serves, and the samurai were the most skilled elite group of combatants the world has ever seen. Samurai were much better archers, they had firearms unless this is a prefirearm samurai in which case, the samurai generally had better armor and bows. A ronin was a samurai warrior in feudal japan without a master or lord known as a daimyo a samurai could become a ronin in several different ways. The spartan would beat the samurai because even if the samurai used the yumi bow it would be deflected off of his shield and on the show the spartan beat a ninja who has fought the samurai and won.
Samurai would win every single time technological difference comes into play,and as single warriors spartans suck comparing to samurai that was phalanx what ruled the balltefield. The samurai beat a viking but the viking wouldnt stand a chance against a spartan. Hopefully you enjoy disclaimer i do not own the rights to anything in this video the samurai always wins. Samurai weapons were forged out of steel, and although it was high carbon and not very high quality, it will be more than a match for the spartans bronze sword and so forth. He is the author of over seventy books, including samurai. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Apr 07, 2007 it would be a stale mate for a while then the samurai would win the romans used to form up in a tortoise shape with all their shields on the front and poke their swords out and stab things. The dawn of modern japan seen through the eyes of the shoguns last samurai ebook written by romulus hillsborough. Vengeance released in 2011 for os android and meego the latter was an amazing os. Samurai, however, the only advantage is there blades are very very light most of the time, and the overall blade is the same sharpness, but by no means can the.
The shogun has promised that whoever finds his most prized possession will be named ruler of the hidden valley. Sep 27, 2012 okay so my roommate and i are having the argument above. If you are so eager to put that in asia vs europe fomat, then why dont you try samurai vs a medieval knight xv century one. The last samurai 2 is a pretty interesting action rpg for windows phone developed by vang studio. Jul 22, 2011 without gunpowder romans win in mass battle. If a roman army pick your period were somehow able to fight a samurai army pick your period under ideal battle conditions, who would win the battle. The dawn of modern japan seen through the eyes of the. By means of a kind of narratorial judo a martial art ludo studies which you dont often get to see in fiction, he. On another note, who would you fear to face more in a 1. Buy samurai vs ninja 2 by nick falk from australias online independent bookstore, boomerang books. And no matter you may not have a certain kind of bond other people have, you can have other types of bonds those people cannot have. I believe in a fair or even unfair fight, the samurai would win.
May 19, 2017 the last samurai 2 is a pretty interesting action rpg for windows phone developed by vang studio. Winston churchhill the veteran samurai thinks not of victory or defeat but merely fights insanely to the death hagakure the warrior code. This anthology paints a cultural picture of feudal japan between the th and 17th centuries. Besides time travel, there doesnt seem to be a way to have a samurai survive to the era that takes place in. The last samurai 2 games for windows phone 2018 free. And if it was a legion of spartans vs a group of samurai, the spartans would definitely win. Follow along as spartan is born and raised to be a warrior. In an arena fight with a spartan with a spear and a samurai with a katana, the spartan would win. British historian man ninja adds to his solid series of generalaudience books on far east military subjects with this analysis of japans military.
Nathan algren is an american hired to instruct the japanese army in the ways of modern warfare, which finds him learning to respect. It bills itself as the next step in barroom debates over who would win in a fight to the death between two historical fighters. Way of the samurai 3 general discussions topic details. If this was an army vs army scenario, then i would say the spartans phalanx would prove hard to break. A lower ranking samurai less training, less armor vs. It is popular among those who practice martial arts, as well as those who have an interest in medieval studies or our life from a spiritual point of view.
Tokugawa who then defeated the rest of the daimyos. It is popular among those who practice martial arts, as well as those who have an interest in medieval studies or our. And its no wonder, because many an empire spread its influence across continents by having a strong warrior class. A vast selection of titles, drmfree, with free goodies, customer love, and one fair price for all regions. Turnbull gave the inaugural lecture for the establishment of the international centre for ninja studies at mie university, japan, and acted as historical advisor for the 20 film 47 ronin. The veteran samurai thinks not of victory or defeat but merely fights insanely to. Nab your nunchucks and shine your shuriken another great samurai vs ninja battle is about to begin.409 375 1198 499 518 1344 884 1087 348 685 1290 939 1317 575 1274 550 1125 691 1405 203 1000 661 671 1344 723 161 231 1026 475 1173 1330 953 1419 1088 446