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Sakai Rifle

Postby BuckRogers » Wed Feb 18, 2015 11:38 +0000

I am enjoying watching the original Japanese 1973 TV series on youtube of "Lone Wolf and Cub" and just finished watching episode 7 "The Sakai Rifle".

Very interesting and I was wondering, Stan, if this is the region that your last name comes from?

Here is a bit of info I found on a quick google search related to the Sakai Rifles, a true weapon from the time depicted in the old TV show.

http://www.japaneseweapons.net/hinawajy ... nglish.htm
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Re: Sakai Rifle

Postby maichan » Wed Feb 18, 2015 11:59 +0000

Interesting.... which made me look up the city of Sakai... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakai,_Osaka ... more intersting fact :o

Official site for Skai - http://www.city.sakai.lg.jp/

My sister-in-law lives not too far away in Ise, Mie prefecture.
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Re: Sakai Rifle

Postby BuckRogers » Wed Feb 18, 2015 12:05 +0000

And your link was even more interesting and led me to this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakai_incident#

I'm so glad that Al Gore invented the internet! :lol:
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