A cultural continuities in Japan would be feudalism. Japan became decentralized, where all people in Japan was under the rule of Tokugawa shogun or their emperor at that time. The 46 Ronin were also a continuities. The 46 Ronin was a story about the importance of the government over the individual honor.
Japan’s emperor prohibited the practice of Christianity and expelled the Jesuits. Anyone who sheltered Jesuits and disobey the emperor’s order to avoid the religion will face a death penalty. Many Jesuits were