Samisen was a lute, [1] usually made from sandalwood with three-string made from twisted silk, which were plucked or struck with a tortoiseshell pick. It was in some ways the most popular stringed instrument in Rokugan. It was played in theater, by geisha, [2] and Scorpion girls. [3]


  1. Roleplaying in the Emerald Empire, p. 69
  2. Book of Air, p. 116
  3. Strangers, by Rich Wulf

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