Act 12, from the series 11 Acts of New Treasury of Loyal Retainers

Ichiryusai Kuniteru

Edo period (1615-1868), 1855

The forty-seven ronin gather at the temple to offer Yoshinaka’s head to Naganori’s spirit. They have fulfilled their duty as samurai by avenging the insult to, and death of their lord. The forty-seven ronin were then ordered by the Shogun to commit suicide.