Talk to your kids about…
Learn more about Ronin.
Why is one’s honor so central to Japanese culture? Do you agree with the methods these men used to restore that respect? What was the personal cost to them? To their families? Why does the Shogun allow Ôishi’s son to live?
Why were the men punished for living the code of the samurai?
How does the movie version differ from some of the historical retellings of the event?