Part two of the 'rap-musical' on the history of post-classical east asia! Starring an all-star cast and beautiful historical works!
After that brief intermission, I would like to welcome you all back to The Tales of East Asia, a rap musical! In this Act, Act 2. we will all discover new tales on post-classical Japan, one of China's neighboring states! So, without further ado! Act 2!
W-w-we are the Fujiwara Clan, in the place to be 2 pints of raw courage and we're working on 3! Aye, we took control of the gov't and moved the capital to Nara, mess with us and you'll say sayonara!
Hello young ones, I am Murasaki, here to give you the Tale of Genji, a lotta love and heart break, just enough to make your heart ache. Adventures of a young prince, and his adventures, giving you insight of this young man's trial and errors! Watch him develop as we envelop you with plot, telling you about all the internal battles he fought!
Our clan became decentralized, what a damn surprise, nobles started hiring samurais! To protect their land, this fighting band, of men who played a central role in the fight for the people!
Hey, hey, hey I am a shogun, I reign supreme! Of the Minamoto clan, of being the best I'm the surest, all due to my great military prowess!
F-F-Feudalism, F-F-Feudalism, I'm an aristocrat, fighting for supreme power over the land, yeah, baby, that's a fact. We the Daimyo, be fighting for rule!
Hey, hey, hey, in Japan we got a code, full of duty, to practice frugalty and loyalty! Bushido, B-B-Bushido!
And that's the end of our show, thank you for attending our rap musical, The Tales of East Asia! Goodnight, Mrs. Hernandez and the random silhouettes in the audience.