"The allied Oda/Tokugawa army take a brief rest on their way to the relief of Nagashino, 1575"
First battle of Uji Bridge (1180). Minamoto warriors helped by several monks tried to destroy the bridge to prevent the Taira forces captured the fugitive prince Mochihito. The commander Minamoto: Minamoto no Yorimasa, was hit by an arrow and committed seppuku to avoid capture, would be the first or one of the first to do so in the history of the samurai.
Resultado de imagen de geisha yellow kimono painting
"A Wako band in China, 1548" Richard Hook
Ashigarus c. 1576 - 1615 - foot-soldiers who were employed by the samurai class of feudal Japan