Kato Sayemon

Japanese - A rich man: a warrior. He lived a very contented life in the shogun's palace until he realised that his wife and concubines were far from the gentle, obedient creatures he had thought them to be. Then he left the palace and became a Buddhist priest. When, five years later, his wife and son came looking for him, he kept his vows as a priest and pretended that he was not Sayemon. On occassion, referred to as Kato Sayemon, Kato Saemon or Kato Saemon.

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