Traditional stories
Traditional stories, or stories about traditions, differ from both fiction and nonfiction in that the importance of transmitting the story's worldview is generally understood to transcend an immediate...
Chūshingura
Chūshingura (忠臣蔵) is the title given to fictionalized accounts in Japanese literature, theatre, and film that relate the historical incident involving the Forty-seven Ronin and their mission to av...
Chūshingura - Wikipedia
Once upon a time
"Once upon a time" is a stock phrase used to introduce a narrative of past events, typically in fairy tales and folk tales. It has been used in some form since at least 1380 (according to the Oxford E...
Once upon a time - Wikipedia
Traditional story
Traditional stories, or stories about traditions, differ from both fiction and nonfiction in that the importance of transmitting the story's worldview is generally understood to transcend an immediate...
Kanadehon Chūshingura
Chūshingura (仮名手本忠臣蔵, Kana dehon Chūshingura) is an 11-act bunraku puppet play composed in 1748. It is one of the most popular Japanese plays, ranked with Zeami's Matsukaze, although the vivid...
Kanadehon Chūshingura - Wikipedia
Forty-seven Ronin
The revenge of the forty-seven Ronin (四十七士, Shi-jū-shichi-shi, forty-seven samurai), also known as the Akō vendetta or the Genroku Akō incident (元禄赤穂事件, Genroku akō jiken), is a 18th-c...
Forty-seven Ronin - Wikipedia