Samurai Commanders of the Early Sengoku Period: Hōjō Sōun, Togashi Masachika
Japanese Origami SAMURAI KABUTO KAMON Sengoku period book from Japan #1003
During the Sengoku period, Jidai Matsumoto was the mainstay of the Takeda clan, which by the end of the 16th century was replaced by Toyotomi Hideyoshi. It was at his command in 1593-1594 that an existing castle with a five-tier tanshu was erected.
"Woman in sensible armor! A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan.