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From 14:00 GMT on 5th June till 14:00 GMT on 6th June

x4 research points for the first victory for Japan
20% discount on the conversion of research points to Japan


Bushido, a modern term rather than a historical one, originates from the samurai moral values, most commonly stressing some combination of frugality, loyalty, martial arts mastery, and honor unto death. Born from Neo-Confucianism during times of peace in Tokugawa Japan and following Confucian texts, Bushido was also influenced by Shinto and Zen Buddhism, allowing the violent existence of the samurai to be tempered by wisdom and serenity. Bushido developed between the 16th and 20th centuries, debated by pundits who believed they were building on a legacy dating from the 10th century, although some scholars have noted "the term bushido itself is rarely attested in premodern literature."

This honour system was carried forward throughout history into World War II, sometimes misunderstood, sometimes misplaced, it was nonetheless, used by the Japanese nation throughout the war.

- Samurai in the Sky -

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