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攘夷 – じょう い – Expel the barbarians
開国 – かい こく – Open the country
江戸時代 – えどじだい – Edo Period
明治時代 – めいじじだい – Meiji Period
新撰組 – しんせんぐみ – New Selected Corps – Shinsengumi
徳川慶喜 – とくがわ・よしのぶ – Tokugawa Yoshinobu
幕府 – ばくふ – Bakufu – (Tokugawa) Shogunate
天皇 – てんのう – Emporer
明治維新 – めいじいしん – Meiji Restoration
戦利品 – せんりひん – war spoils
丸腰 – まるごし – unarmed
鎖国 – さこく – national isolation
参勤交代 – さんきんこうたい – System of alternating residence
征夷大将軍 – せいいたいしょうぐん – Title of Shogun
脱藩 – だっぱん – leaving ones han
武士 – ぶし – warrior; samurai
敵 – かたき – enemy
血判状 – けっぱんじょう – agreement sealed with blood
上洛 – じょうらく – Going up to Kyoto
峰打ち – みねうち – striking someone with the blunt side of the sword
拙者 – せっしゃ – I, me


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