I recently had a very interesting talk with Tony Vega, host of the Japan Station Podcast, about ninjas (real and fictional), medieval police, and crime and punishment in samurai-era Japan. I truly enjoyed our conversation, and I hope you will too!
You can listen to the podcast here: https://www.japankyo.com/2020/02/japan-station-podcast-hiro-hattori-susan-spann/
And while you’re there, check out some of the other episodes too–Japan Station offers a wealth of fascinating information on everything from traditional Japanese instruments to anime, pop culture, and martial arts. If you like Japan, the Japan Station podcast should definitely be on your listening list.