Samurai Spirits Will Bring Back The Beloved Series To Ps4

Samurai Spirits Will Bring Back The Beloved Series To PS4

It has been a long time since a proper new addition to the Samurai Shodown series arrived and fans will now be delighted to find out that there’s a new one on the horizon. It has been confirmed at the Sony PlayStation’s Tokyo Game Show that a new title called Samurai Spirits is being developed for the PlayStation 4.

A short teaser of Samurai Spirits has been released as well, providing us our first glimpse of what to expect from this new title. The title will be powered by the Unreal engine and provide a modern gameplay experience on the PlayStation 4.

Samurai On Horseback Race In Fukushima Festival

Samurai on horseback race in Fukushima festival

Horse riders wearing traditional samurai armor have raced in a festival in the Soma region of Fukushima Prefecture.

The annual Soma Nomaoi Festival dates back more than 1,000 years. It has become a symbol of reconstruction from the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disasters.

Samurai Blue Welcomed Back From World Cup

Samurai Blue welcomed back from World Cup

Japan's national soccer team has returned home 3 days after a heartbreaking loss to Belgium at the knock out stage of the World Cup in Russia.

Members of the Samurai Blue were greeted by a cheering crowd at Narita airport near Tokyo.

New Japan, Old Japan / Photo Studios Offer A Portal Into The Past

New Japan, Old Japan / Photo studios offer a portal into the past

By Ryuzo Suzuki / Yomiuri Shimbun PhotographerStudios where visitors can have themselves photographed in costumes of samurai warriors or high-ranking courtesans are becoming increasingly popular.

At Samurai Armor Photo Studio in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, seven sets of yoroi kabuto (samurai armor and helmets) are prepared. The outfits were manually reproduced by highly skilled craftsmen based on ones that were used by samurai commanders around the Sengoku warring states period (from the late 15th century to the late 16th century).

Getting A Feel For History Wearing Period Armor On The Battlefield

Getting a feel for history wearing period armor on the battlefield

SEKIGAHARA, Gifu Prefecture--The historic town of Sekigahara is basking in rediscovered glory, courtesy of out-of-towners eager to roam a medieval battlefield outfitted in samurai armor.

To get the most of their visit to the site of a decisive battle fought here in 1600, tourists can arrange to rent replica "kacchu" armor that gave warriors of old their fearsome look.

Samurai Horsemen Show Off Skills In Traditional Fukushima Festival

Samurai horsemen show off skills in traditional Fukushima festival

MINAMISOMA, Fukushima -- Horsemen clad in samurai armor showed off their skills in the traditional Soma Nomaoi festival held in the Soma district of Fukushima Prefecture on July 30.

Events were staged in various areas including the Hibarigahara festival field in the city of Minamisoma. In the Odaka district, where evacuation orders implemented in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster were lifted in July 2016, samurai horsemen returning from the Kacchu Keiba race and Shinki Sodatsusen flag battle performed the kaeri-uma (returning horse) ritual for the first time in seven years.

Samurai-sword-shaped Scissors Prove Popular With Foreign Tourists

Samurai-sword-shaped scissors prove popular with foreign tourists

Samurai-sword-shaped scissors developed by a manufacturer in Gifu Prefecture in central Japan are proving popular with foreign tourists as well as schoolchildren shopping for souvenirs.

The "Japanese sword scissors" by Nikken Cutlery Co. in Seki, Gifu, mimic decorative features found in the swords used by such feudal-era figures as Oda Nobunaga, a 16th-century warlord, and Sakamoto Ryoma, who tried to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate in the 19th century.

Samurai Ace Sugano Aims To Make Up For Absence Of Otani

Samurai ace Sugano aims to make up for absence of OtaniYomiuri Giants ace Tomoyuki Sugano was composed as he spoke about the moment he heard two-way star Shohei Otani of the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters would not be able to pitch in the upcoming World Baseball Classic.
“I understand how eager he was to play [in the WBC],” Sugano said after Day 1 of training camp with the national team, nicknamed Samurai Japan.

Baseball: Samurai Japan Crushed By Taiwan All-stars In Pre-wbc Game

Baseball: Samurai Japan crushed by Taiwan all-stars in pre-WBC gameLin Chih-ping went 4-for-5 to lead a 17-hit attack as the Taiwanese all-star team beat the Japan national baseball team 8-5 in an exhibition game on Tuesday.
Samurai Japan took a 2-1 lead into the third inning, but Wang Po-jung hit a go-ahead two-run homer off Rakuten Eagles right-hander Takahiro Norimoto in the top half to turn the tide in favor of the visitors before a crowd of 22,477 at Yafuoku Dome in Fukuoka.

Photo: The Yomiuri Shimbun Samurai Up

Photo: The Yomiuri Shimbun Samurai UpThe Yomiuri Giants’ Tomoyuki Sugano, center, and other pitchers of the Samurai Japan national baseball team practice defense on Thursday, the first day of training camp in Miyazaki. The team is aiming to repeat its 2009 championship win in the second World Baseball Classic with victory in the fourth WBC in March.

Sakamoto Aims To Drive Yomiuri, Samurai Japan

Sakamoto aims to drive Yomiuri, Samurai JapanIn his third year as the Yomiuri Giants’ captain, Hayato Sakamoto is now at ease in his actions as the leader.
“All right, let’s go,” Sakamoto shouted as he energetically raced up the stairs at Kirishima Sunmarine Stadium Miyazaki on Feb. 2 at the head of a line of players. Thirteen teammates, mostly inexperienced players, repeatedly dashed up and down the stairs in the right wing of the stadium. They followed Sakamoto as if they were propelled by the captain, who wore a confident look as he worked out.

Aoki Brings Experience To Samurai Japan

Aoki brings experience to Samurai JapanThrough five seasons in the major leagues, outfielder Norichika Aoki never distanced himself from his roots across the Pacific. The aura of the Hinomaru looms large in his preparations for his first season with a new club.
“No matter what the situation is, I will be happy to participate,” Aoki told Samurai Japan manager Hiroki Kokubo last summer, when Kokubo visited him to sound him out about playing for Japan in the upcoming World Baseball Classic.