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Bushi and similar can refer to:

  • Bushi, a term for samurai seen in the term Bushido
  • Bushi (music), a genre of Japanese folk music
  • Bushi (region), a region in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Bushi language, a language of Madagascar and Mayotte
  • A. bushi, a fungus beetle of the genus Agathidium
  • Tetsuya Bushi (born 1983), professional wrestler
  • Alban Bushi (born 1973), professional Albanian footballer currently playing for KF Tirana in Albanian Superliga
  • Bushi Moletsane (born 1984), Mosotho footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Lioli Teyateyaneng. Since 2003, he has won 21 caps and scored one goal for the Lesotho national football team
  • Bushi Matsumura
  • Bushi Nenge
  • Bushi Station, a railway station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line in Iruma, Saitama, Japan, operated by private railway operator Seibu Railway
  • Bushi no Ichibun
  • Kaze no Bushi, a 1961 jidaigeki novel by Ryōtarō Shiba (the author of Fukurō no Shiro) and a Toei Company 1964 color chanbara film under the same title, directed by Tai Kato
  • Sōran Bushi, one of the most famous traditional songs (min'yō) in Japan. It is a Japanese sea shanty that is said to have been first sung by the fishermen of Hokkaidō, northern Japan
  • Tankō Bushi, a Japanese folk song
Bushi (region)

Bushi is a traditional region in the eastern South Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It lies along the Mitumba Mountains and includes parts of the administrative territories of Walungu, Kabare, Kalehe, and Mwenga, and Uvira surrounding but not including the city of Bukavu. There are around 4 million inhabitants in the region.

The inhabitants of Bushi are the Shi people ( Shi: Bashi, singular: Mushi) and their language is the Shi language (Mashi), a Central (Zone J) Bantu language.

Bushi (music)

is a type of Japanese folk music genre.

The Japanese term , originally used in Buddhist folk music in Japan, simply means "melody". Like the generic term ondo, bushi, the voiced form of fushi, is used as a suffix for Japanese folk songs.

It is found in many Japanese traditional and folk songs, usually shamisen or sanshin songs. Some examples include: Ringo bushi, Tsugaru yosare bushi, Tsugaru aiya bushi, Tsugaru jongara bushi, , Hōnen bushi and Itokuri bushi. Yasaborō bushi is one of the most well known, and dates back over 300 years. These folk songs are most commonly heard at local festivals in Japan.