This is funny. I was making a comment on another seven samurai piece in which each character represents a facet of the ideal samurai warrior. And then I look at this piece and it reinforces my statements, and then puts a few holes in what I said. This does supplement what I put out there about the seven- and yet these same seven warriors exhibited some of these virtues, and yet each also is one of these virtues even when the men all have flaws- they are men, after all...
O.o for chugi, I always wondered why they added the -gi part. Gi, (義 was already prevalent as an established ideal, (righteousness, justice moreover, Tadashi, or, «Chu,» (忠 reads to mean loyalty just the same, so I surmise Chugi, just simply means being justly loyal?
Jeje, I'm glad you got Makoto correct!!! So many people confuse it with, «Shin,» (真 which, though can be read as makoto and to mean honesty, means, «Truth.» Personally I find 誠 to be more ascetically pleasing anyway.
Rather long way to say... Good Job! -édb p.s. più amore.