Warring States Japan: Sengoku Jidai – The Siege of Inabayama Castle – Extra History – #2

Welcome back to the Sengoku Jidai Last time we left off with Oda Nobunaga ascendant after his surprising victory over the Imagawa. And the young Tokugawa Ieyasu aligning himself and his clan with the victorious Oda. Now we enter a period of consolidation. As Nobunaga tries to strengthen his holdings, Continue Reading

Warring States Japan: Sengoku Jidai – The Campaign of Sekigahara – Extra History – #6

At last, the Sengoku Jidai nears its close, but not without one final grand chapter. The year is 1598, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the second great unifier of Japan, has just died. Leaving a counsel of five regents to guard his young son until he becomes of age to rule. By far, Continue Reading

Warring States Japan: Sengoku Jidai – Battle of Okehazama – Extra History – #1

[Intro Music] Sengoku Jidai: The Warring States Period The time we think of when we think of samurai A time of self sacrifice, bravery, treachery and betrayal A time when the fate of great clans could turn in a day and peasants could rise up to become regent of all Continue Reading

The NEW Japanese IMPERIALISM – VisualPolitik EN

Folks… When you think of Japan, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? You may think of a modern and advanced country with a rich culture… Many will also think of manga, video games or samurai… Basically, you’ll likely have a very, very positive image of the Land of Continue Reading

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