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Battle of Okehazama


Battle of Okehazama

The day when the man who was the nearest to unify a country lost. Nobunaga Oda VS Yoshimoto Imagawa
In a heavy rain, Nobunaga was waiting the opportunity of the surprise attack battle calmly.
He raise a voice.”Here we go!” He rushed for the Imagawa military with his army.
He aims at only Yoshimoto Imagawa of the commander-in-chief.

Nobunaga oda in Battle of Okehazama




In then Japan, Yoshimoto Imagawa is a great person daimyo of the noble families. Nobunaga on the other hand is a small and weak daimyo called the fools.
The soldier of the Imagawa military is approximately 20,000. The soldier of Nobunaga is only 2,000.
By all odds Nobunaga did not seem to have the winning chances.
However, the battle of the great reversal it followed! It was the result that everybody was not able to expect.
In the wonderful ingenuity, Nobunaga killed a neck of Yoshimoto Imagawa!
By this battle, the name of Nobunaga is well-known in the whole country. And Warring States Period when only a true strong man survived began.
it is the battle that is famous on the Japanese history and is a battle to symbolize talent of Nobunaga Oda.