1001 Video GamesThe PS1 version of Bushido Blade appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
German indexOn January 31, 2003, Bushido Blade was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. More information about what this means can be found in the game group.
Japanese versionThe original Japanese version actually has less blood than the western release. Originally "fatal" blows were indicated by a golden eyaculation followed by a flash instead of by blood.
Information also contributed by Xoleras.