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    Samurai Style

    by: Gakken Publishing Co.,Ltd. 1 6

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    Featuring the Sengoku period when samurais are the coolest!

    In Japanese history, samurais had been ruled the country for a long time.
    Originally they were just the warriors who fought with a sword and a spear.
    However they began to hold political power using thier force of arms.
    Since then not only samurais with muscular strength but also samurais with the abilities of strategy and policy making were begun to play active role.
    The Sengoku period is when many samurais were flourished.
    A regional lord called "Daimyo" scattered throughout Japan and each of them conflicted against was a war-torn world.

    About the contents

    -This app features the lives of thirty-six samurais who played important roles during the Sengoku period.
    -You can see the images of samurais with bronze statues which stand throughout Japan.
    -The designs of each family crest are introduced with explanations.
    -The pictures of the "Umajirushi"(commander's battle standard) and the "Kao"(written seal marks) are from the books written in the Edo period, owned by National Diet Library.
    -The chlonological table of battles is listed in the appendix.

    All descriptions are written in both English and Japanese for language learners.

    Get more information from SamuraiStyle Facebook!

    This app is a spin-off project of FB "Samurai Style".
    It includes the pictures of bronze statues, castles, "Nishiki-e"(multi-colored woodblock print), Japanese pattern works, traditional foods, weapones and so on. We update the story everyday.

    For some stories, we introduce other websites for more information.

    Samurais introduced in this app:
    Hojo Soun
    Rokkaku Sadayori
    Imagawa Yoshimoto
    Takeda Shingen
    Shibata Katsuie
    Uesugi Kenshin
    Otomo Sorin
    Oda Nobunaga
    Toyotomi Hideyoshi
    Maeda Toshiie
    Chosokabe Motochika
    Kiso Yoshimasa
    Ota Ujisuke
    Tokugawa Ieyasu
    Takenaka Shigeharu
    Azai Nagamasa
    Yamauchi Kazutoyo
    Takeda Katsuyori
    Tanaka Yoshimasa
    Honda Tadakatsu
    Takayama Ukon
    Gamo Ujisato
    Todo Takatora
    Hachisuka Iemasa
    Ishida Mitsunari
    Naoe Kanetsugu
    Ii Naomasa
    Kato Kiyomasa
    Hosokawa Tadaoki
    Date Masamune
    Toyotomi Hidetsugu
    Sanada Yukimura
    Doi Toshikatsu
    Yuki Hideyasu
    Toda Ujikane
    Miyamoto Musashi

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