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Yamamoto Kansuke hidup pada zaman Sengoku Jidai; di mana perang saudara dan perebutan wilayah melingkupi wilayah Jepang. Kansuke dipandang sebelah mata karena kakinya yang pincang dan matanya yang buta sebelah. Hingga pada suatu ketika ia bertemu dengan jenderal Itagaki, yang memberinya kesempatan untuk mengabdi kepada daimyo Takeda dari Provinsi Kai.

Takeda Shingen yang in
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published July 2010 by Kansha Books (first published 1953)
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umberto
Oct 05, 2013 umberto rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classics, japan
This compact novel by Yasushi Inoue seemed unreadable to me at first till I was reluctant and wondered if I could finish it. However, I found it interestingly revealing especially in relation to an eminent samurai protagonist named Yamamoto Kansuke who served his lord, Takeda Harunobu, that is, Takeda Shingen, chief commander of the Shingen's clan as narrated within the time frame of 1541-1573 (p. 208). In fact, it was a story leading to the fate of Takeda Shingen's son, Katsuyori who had to "fi ...more
Mairéad (is exploring a floating city)
{November 17th, 2015} MINI REVIEW

My younger brother got this when we were at Disney World last Christmas, and I had read only the first 50 or so pages. Now reclaiming it to finish, I reread from the start. It had the symbolic stylistic tones of historical fiction blended with a peek into Feudal Japan and its warring states. There was a lot of battles commanded, issued, and fought over these centuries--all in the name of conquering the entirety of Japan.

This is one of those stories.

Following the
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cindy
Dec 30, 2015 cindy rated it liked it
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ok, mungkin ini masalah ekspektasi dan saya yang gak baca tag bukunya dengan benar. di bagian atas judul memang telah ada penjelasan bahwa buku ini berkisah tentang "Strategi Penaklukan Benteng Yamamoto Kansuke" jadi (meskipun judul bukunya Furin Kazan yang jadi banner Takeda Shingen) tentu saja novel historis ini berkisah tentang Yamamoto Kansuke dan strategi-strategi perang yang dilakukannya selama membantu Sang Tuan, yaitu Shingen... sedangkan saya sendiri awa
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Sweetdhee
Jan 15, 2011 Sweetdhee rated it really liked it
Orang pintar yang menyebalkan
Buta sebelah mata, pincang pulak!

Itulah sosok Yamamoto Kansuke
Ronin yang tidak pernah berada di satu peperangan sekalipun
tapi entah mengapa aura nya membuat orang merasa entah segan, entah jengah, entah takut
Bahkan tidak ada satupun daimyo yang mau mempekerjakannya karena perasaan aneh yang timbul saat berada di sekitar Kansuke
Saya aja bawaannya pengen nabok si Kansuke terus sepanjang baca buku ini..

Ketika akhirnya bertemu dengan jenderal Itagaki, Kansuke dipekerjaka
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Speakercoret
Dec 25, 2010 Speakercoret rated it really liked it
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Sally Ito
This is not really my 'type' of book except that it is a historical romance of the Japanese that intrigued me because it was about the warlord and daimyo Takeda Shingen who is mentioned in my grandfather's memoir. Apparently, his family was a vassal of this great war leader's clan. Anyway, the book is well known and famous enough in Japan where Takeda Shingen is a popular samurai hero figure, depicted in films and TV.

The translator of this book is Yoko Riley, a professor of Japanese history at
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Faira
Begitu terima bukunya dari Haikal kemarin sore, langsung saya mulai baca setibanya di rumah dan akhirnya selesai tepat jam 12 malam [sempat diselingi jeda makan dan on-line juga sih:].

Seperti bisa dibaca di sinopsis, inti cerita Furinkazan adalah tentang sepak-terjang Yamamoto Kansuke, yang awalnya cuma seorang ronin biasa tapi berhasil mengangkat namanya sebagai penasihat Takeda Harunobu yang kelak lebih dikenal dengan nama Takeda Shingen alias Harimau dari Kai. Dalam sejarah Jepang, Kansuke di
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Nick
Sep 29, 2014 Nick rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Another book I feel like I missed the boat on. I'll come clean and admit I only got a hair over a quarter through (page 50 out of slightly under 200 in the main text) before bailing. I'm not sure if the blame lies with the original author or the translator, but I suspect both. (Certainly not the reader! *cough*)
The issue I'd lay at the feet of the author is the way that the book's main character is a brilliant swordfighter and strategist, but for seemingly no particular reason; He'll "just feel
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Muhammad Irfan
Sep 16, 2015 Muhammad Irfan rated it really liked it
Furin Kazan adalah sebuah semboyan yang diterapkan oleh Daimyo Takeda Shingen untuk sebuah strategi perangnya yang secara harafiah berarti "Angin, Hutan, Api, Gunung". Dikutip dari wikipedia, maksud strategi perang ini adalah:

1. Secepat angin: Saat melakukan pergerakan, pasukannya bergerak secepat angin.
2. Setenang hutan: Saat mereka tinggal di suatu tempat, maka mereka akan menyembunyikan keberadaan setenang hutan.
3. Seganas api: Saat menyerang, pasukannya akan mengganas bak api yang membara.
4.
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Azri Alipah
Aug 31, 2015 Azri Alipah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: japan-fiction
Rating: 4
Recommended for: People who want to read about real samurai.

I've read about the big battles of the Warring States era before, but this is actually the first time I read about it from a first person perspective. And I loved it.It not only deconstructs the romantic notion that samurai put honour above everything else, it also shows the kind of political maneuvering and backstabbing (and front-stabbing) that took place in this chaotic era of Japanese history.

The 'protagonist' Yamamoto Kan
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Tiksna Pramudita
Dec 16, 2014 Tiksna Pramudita rated it liked it
Buku ini adalah salah satu dari sedikit novel terjemahan tentang kehidupan samurai dan politik di Jepang selama jaman Sengoku Jidai (konflik antar penguasa feodal, c.1467 – c.1603), yaitu periode antara merosotnya Bakufu Muromachi / Ashikaga dengan naiknya Bakufu Edo / Tokugawa.

Bakufu sendiri adalah pemerintahan militer yang mengambilalih kekuasaan dari lembaga Kekaisaran, dipimpin oleh seorang jenderal besar (generalissimo) bertitel Shogun.

Ada 3 Bakufu dalam sejarah feodal Jepang: Kamakura / Mi
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harri pratama
Sep 03, 2010 harri pratama rated it liked it
saya lagi suka baca cerita-cerita bertema jepang. sebelum mulai membaca novel ini, saya baru saja selesai membaca "Samurai 1&2" karya Takashi Matsuoka (maunya sih baca Musashi+Taiko, cuma masih mahull, haha...). Furin Kazan sendiri pertamakali saya tahu dari rekomendasi yang ddiberikan om Hmd Haikal di Goodreads ini (tengkyu om :)).

Ada beberapa hal yang menarik dari buku ini. pertama, Cover warna biru dan panji perang Klan takeda membuat sejuk mata saya :). kedua, temanya menarik. novel ini
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Sean
Oct 03, 2012 Sean rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I reeeally wanted to love this book. The traditional story of the rise of Takeda Shingen and his relationships with his vassals (Yamamoto Kansuke) and enemies (Uesugi Kenshin) is basically taken from the Koyo Gunkan, the self-glorifying epic of the Takeda family. It's retold here in novel form. I love the Koyo Gunkan so much that all I did last summer was daydream about Shingen's profound witticisms all day--so what could go wrong?

Throughout the novel, something was just slightly "off"--Yamamot
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Lambertus Hermawan
Aug 05, 2014 Lambertus Hermawan rated it really liked it
Shelves: owned-book
Akhirnya menjadi buku keempat yang bisa saya selesaikan. Dengan menyelesaikan membaca buku ini, itu artinya saya sudah membaca semua buku yang saya beli pada bulan Mei kemarin. :D

Furin Kazan. Buku ini mainly bercerita tentang seorang ahli strategi bernama Yamamoto Kansuke dalam kehidupannya yang penuh dengan peperangan. Kisah yang ada di dalam buku ini tidak hanya melulu perang, meskipun sebagian besar berkisah tentang itu. Kita akan ditunjukkan berbagai keputusan Kansuke untuk menjadikan kemung
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Nenangs
got a mixed feelings about this book.
i liked the flow, the story telling style, and even some of the characters.
but i don't like the story of the wars, which was only to gain more power for the warlords, instead of for the benefit of the people.
were those japanese warlords at that time really that power hungry? without a better cause whatsoever behind their actions? i doubt it, but i can't prove it.
Dipa  Raditya
Apr 22, 2011 Dipa Raditya rated it really liked it
Buku spesial... Sebuah konstruksi identitas zaman feodal Jepang yang pernah mengalami perang antar klan. Taktik menaklukkan benteng, intrik politik, dan sebuah penghargaan atas loyalitas....
Psyneko
Feb 10, 2013 Psyneko rated it liked it
Whilst the sorry itself was quite intriguing, the translation made it kind if difficult to follow. Would most likely be much better in it's native language
Adhitia Adrian
Sep 05, 2010 Adhitia Adrian rated it really liked it
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Serdar
Apr 07, 2013 Serdar rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Magnificent historical epic from Japan's master of same. http://www.genjipress.com/2006/09/the...
Rosemary
I would put 3.5 stars if I could. I read the version translated by a Japanese prof. of literature living in Calgary.
Sinta Nisfuanna
Jun 16, 2012 Sinta Nisfuanna marked it as to-read
Dapetin buku ini dengan harga Rp. 15.000

Baek bener yang jualan :P
Ichanx nugrov
Jan 28, 2011 Ichanx nugrov rated it liked it
suasana yg terus mencekam dari halaman pertama sampe akhir
Brian
Nov 10, 2008 Brian marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: asian
The Samurai Banner of Furin Kazan by Yasushi Inoue (2005)
Janna
Apr 04, 2013 Janna marked it as to-read
Uh- I'm reading the English translation by Yoko Riley.
"Mhd Haikal"
Apr 27, 2009 "Mhd Haikal" rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Cerita klasih jepang... Tentang Yamamoto Kansuke
Sri Wahyuni Purwanti
kenapa ending nya gitu yah????
Nick
Aug 22, 2007 Nick is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Takeda Shingen is my f'n hero.
"Mhd Haikal"
Aug 16, 2010 "Mhd Haikal" rated it it was amazing
Menarik bukunya... :)
Indah Threez Lestari
Jan 06, 2013 Indah Threez Lestari rated it liked it
Shelves: indonesian, punya
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Yasushi Inoue (井上靖) was a Japanese writer whose range of genres included poetry, essays, short fiction, and novels.

Inoue is famous for his serious historical fiction of ancient Japan and the Asian continent, including Wind and Waves, Tun-huang, and Confucius, but his work also included semi-autobiographical novels and short fiction of great humor, pathos, and wisdom like Shirobamba and Asunaro Mo
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