Ogaki Castle

Ogaki Castle (Gifu Prefecture) Ogaki Castle in Ogaki City, Gifu Prefecture was first built circa 1500 in the middle of a plain by Miyakawa Yasusada, and was originally named Ushiya Castle, as the Ushiya River once served as a natural moat, but was later known also known as Bi Castle and Kyoroku Castle. [...]

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Osaka Castle

Osaka Castle (Osaka Prefecture) Toyotomi Osaka Castle Keep Osaka Castle is one of the many icons of Osaka City, and was constructed in 1853 by Toyotomi Hideyoshi on the site of the Ishiyama Hongan-ji temple-fortress, and the scene of a violent uprising by warrior monks and peasantry in [...]

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Kuroda Kanbei

Kuroda Kanbei (December 22, 1546 – April 19, 1604) Kuroda Kanbei, also known as Kuroda Yoshitaka, and later in life, Kuroda Josui, was a military advisor and 
daimyo of the late Sengoku period. A brilliant strategist, he was a highly respected warrior, known 
for his quick wit, bravery and loyalty. Kuroda Kanbei Yoshitaka [...]

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