The western world is obsessed with Japanese culture. From Kung Fu movies to Anime, Japanese culture has a profound impact on our entertainment media. Because of this Japanese influence, people that are knowledgeable about Japanese history are extremely valuable. Michael Zomber is a leading expert on Japanese culture and his work is changing the way people perceive Japanese history.
Michael was born in Washington, D.C. As a child, he loved books and in high school, he excelled at analysing literary texts. He was a great student, and he earned a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from UCLA, followed by a Master’s in Literature from UCLA. This love of literature would eventually lead him to write books for a living.
While Michael received degrees in English literature, he felt a certain connection to Eastern cultures. He collected antique arms and armor from Japan and he loved researching the history of the Japanese people. When Michael began writing novels, Japan was a natural choice for the setting. Shogun Iemitsu is one great novel from Michael Zomber. This novel follows two young samurais on a fantastic journey. Throughout this journey, readers learn more about Japanese history and weaponry. Michael has also deeply investigated Japanese spirituality. Jesus and the Samurai thoroughly explore Japanese spirituality and moral codes by comparing it to Christian beliefs. If you are curious about Japanese moral codes, then you must check out this book. Michaels published works offer great insight into Japanese society while still offering great entertainment.
While Michael Zomber has published several novels, he has other passion projects. He wants to make information about Samurai readily available, so he helped produce a documentary film. Soul of the Samurai is an outstanding documentary film that incorporates authentic Japanese artwork and weaponry. This film gives great insight into the thought process of the samurai warriors. The film also features interviews with renowned samurai sword experts. The samurai sword was truly a fantastic weapon and Zomber gives key insight into this weapon. If you want to learn more about samurai swords, then you must watch this film.
His books offer an intimate look at Samurai culture and spirituality, while his film gives more information on samurai swords. Those that love Japanese culture must explore Zomber’s work, he can be followed on Facebook.