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The shogun’s dunzo, but what about that leaking cortical fluid, is that detail important?
After watching the shogun murder her beloved Sakura in front of her (after Sakura had been used as a kind of canvas for the Shogun’s grisly art experiments), Akane danced, as she was instructed to do.
Kwong was killed about 1 a.m. May 3, 1978 by two shogun blasts in front of his parents’ home on Mead Avenue, south of Sutterville Road.
The other members of their merry OASIS clan, Daito (Win Morisaki) and Sho (Philip Zhao), are a ninja and a shogun in VR; in real life, they're revealed to be Japanese and ... well, that's it.
The Sengoku period ended with the victory of Tokugawa Ieyasu, and his ascension to the rank of shogun, (supreme ruler of Japan) which marked the beginning of a long period of peace, and the establishment of the Tokugawa shogunate.
When the ruling shogun was overthrown, Japan began a crash program in economic modernization.
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: any one of the military leaders who ruled Japan until the revolution of 1867–68
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