Ishida Mitsunari

Ishida Mitsunari (1560 – November 6, 1600) Ishida Mitsunari was born in Ishida Village, Omi (Shiga Prefecture) in 1560. Toyotomi Hideyoshi was conducting military training exercises when he came across the 13 year-old Ishida Mitsunari not far from Hideyoshi's Nagahama Castle. Mitsunari served three cups of tea for the thirsty lord. The first [...]

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Imagawa Yoshimoto

Imagawa Yoshimoto (1519 – June 12, 1560) Imagawa Yoshimoto Imagawa Yoshimoto was the powerful daimyo of Suruga, (modern-day Shizuoka Prefecture) and one of the three dominating warlords of the Tokai, or central Japan region. Hi family were believed to have descended from a branch of the noble Minamoto [...]

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Honda Tadakatsu

Honda Tadakatsu (March 17, 1548 – December 3, 1610) Honda Tadakatsu (also known as Heihachiro) was born in Okazaki, Mikawa (Modern day Aichi Prefecture) 
and was one of the top 4 generals, along with Ii Naomasa, Sakai Tadatsugu, and Sakakibara Yasumasa
serving Tokugawa Ieyasu. Tadakatsu’s name is said to have been based on a [...]

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Miyamoto Musashi

Miyamoto Musashi (1584-June 13 1645) Miyamoto Musashi Considered one of the greatest and most famous samurai of all time, Miyamoto Musashi’s reputation has grown to mythic proportions over the years, despite much of his life remaining a mystery. Much of his “life” has been embellished by writers such [...]

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