Hattori Hanzo: Is Japan's most famous ninja actually a Chinese descendant?

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Hattori Hanzo: Is Japan's most famous ninja actually a Chinese descendant?

2018-05-04 20:26:18 227 ℃

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Who is the best known Japanese ninja? I am afraid that many people can give up a name without thinking about it.

Graphic: Hattori Hanzo is the most familiar Japanese ninja in Japan.

Hangzhou, the Warring States Period In the period of the Iga ninjas, "Shibubu" was the surname, and "Hakkei" was a name passed down from generation to generation, not referring to a person. In the Han Dynasty, Hanzo, the second-generation minister, was the most famous. Although he was a ninja, he was a warrior with the status of Tokugawa Ieyasu. He was the leader of the Tokugawa ninjas. He served as a secret escort, spy intelligence, assassination and other special missions. "One of the people who is respected by the people at that time is called "Haunted Hanzo."

Graphic: Hattori Hatsukoi is becoming a real portrait

Because it is too famous, the name of the Hattori Hanzo, Frequently appearing in today's novels, games, anime, and movies, it has become almost synonymous with Japanese ninjas. However, you certainly cannot think that, as Japan's most popular ninja family, the Ministry of Service is actually a descendant of the Chinese people.

Graphic: All kinds of obedience ministry

Officials claim that they are descendants of the flat, but they are Japanese Later generations of studies concluded that it was counterfeit and the real source was Qin’s as a “crossing man”.

The person who comes from the river is the name of the ancient Shu country for immigration from China, North Korea, and other Asian continents. They came to the Japanese archipelago because of war or cultural exchanges and they settled and transformed into Japanese.

Graphic: Japan's Qin Shi's "route to come"

Qin's, a descendant of Qin Shihuang It is also one of Japan's two largest surnames for Chinese immigrants (the other is the Eastern Han Dynasty, a descendant of the Eastern Han Dynasty). According to the "Japanese Book Chronicle," Qin's ancestor was called Gong Yuejun. According to legend, he was the 15th grandson of the Qin Shihuang. He was from the Baekje on the Korean peninsula in the Emperor Era (about 300 AD) and he was in the Erlang County area. Nearly 20,000 people from the prefecture migrated to Japan.Settled in hill country, engaged in sericulture, weaving, finance and other important positions. (Another Japanese statement said that the Qin Dynasty was the pre-Qin royal family during the period of the Wuhu and the Sixteen Kingdoms and was prevented from forming a mess through the Korean Peninsula to Japan).

Graphic: The two surnames of "Tora People"

The Japanese Qin has a lot of celebrities For example, in the Warring States Period, the famous names of the four nations in the Warring States Period, Izumi, and the famous name of the Kyushu Island, the Daimatsu Island, were the Qin lineages. Among the surnames of Japan, Haneda, Qin Gong, Hatano, Keichi, Sanlin, Nagaoka, Yamamura, Qin surname, Guobiao, Jiji, Dali, Yimeiji, Chuan Shengshi and Shenbao are descendants of the Qin Dynasty. In 1994, Japanese Prime Minister Hideta Yoshida announced publicly that he was a descendant of Chinese people.

Pictures: Japanese Prime Minister Hideta Haneda

According to Japan's "Three Kingdoms" and "Yong "Skim" textual research, serving the ancestors of the Ministry, in fact, is in charge of the "Weavers" in the Qin Shi. Another corroboration is that the Bacchus enshrined in the Shimpo Shrine may be the Qin Dynasty's Qin Jiugong (Tai Qin Gong).

Graphic: Japan's Painting of "Tora"


After being settled in Japan, Takebe was appointed as a samurai during the Heian period. Because he belonged to the Ping's camp and was defeated by Genji and fled to Iga, he gradually became a local leader. As for how they cultivated Ninjutsu, they could not be verified. In the Warring States Period, the first generation of the service minister Hanzo Banzai took charge of the Shisuke Matsushita (Deokcheon), and the second-generation service department was finally able to carry forward the family.

Graphic: The Tomb of Hatsukada Masaharu

Iga Omori who was hiding in the deep forest Thousands of people, led by "Sanshou": Takebetsu, Bundi, and Fujibayashi, but only by observing the wisdom of the ministry, their eyesight is far higher than other native ninjas, and they soon emerged from the high mountains and eventually became the ninja 8000. Stone Samurai family.

Figure: DuoheheComparison of Japanese Natives' Faces

Graph: The advanced culture of "Tora People" nourishes Japan

Today, the descendants of the ministry are all over Japan, but do not think that they still have much in common with China. In fact, from the moment they came to the island nation, they had already abandoned China and became dead Japanese.

Reference materials: "Wujia Family's Family - Service Department's", "Japan's Qin Family and the Warring States Name"