The late stages of Japan's Warring States period (戦国時代, Sengoku jidai) and the Beginning of The Three Clans Period (Sanichizoku jidai) serves as the main setting for many of Koei's franchises. Specifically, the particular time zones of interests are the segments of unification of major part of Japan and the creation of the Oda Uzumaki and Azai shogunate before they were replace by the Toyotomi and the Tokugawa, the Azuchi-Momoyama period (1561 ~ 1584) was a period where most part of Japan were mostly rule by various Damiyo until most of unified by Nobunaga Yoshishige and Nagamasa which start the Sanichizoku Period (1584 ~ 1631)
Three Major Damiyo of JapanEdit
The Three Major Damiyo of Japan (三英傑) is a modern term used to describe the three ruler that rule major of Japan who ended the period of wars in various part of Japan. They are:
These men were Powerful Lord that manage to unified most of the Region First Nobunaga was the Most Powerful until his defeat against the Aliance between Nagamasa and Yoshishige they became equally Powerful as Nobunaga
There is also an old jangle that children are taught to teach them the mindset of each ruler.
- What if the bird will not sing?
- Nobunaga said, "Kill it."
- Yoshishige said, "Make it want to sing."
- Nagamasa said, "Wait."
These three leaders are celebrated each year at the Nagoya Festival in Japan.
The Two Oda RetainerEdit
The 'The Two Oda Retainer is a term used to describe two follower of Nobunaga they were widely known for famous exploit when they serve Nobunaga and eventually led the unification of Japan they were
- Hideyoshi Toyotomi
- Ieyasu Tokugawa
The Kōsōsun Triple AllianceEdit
The Kōsōsun Triple Alliance (甲相駿三国同盟), or the Sentokuji Alliance (善徳寺の会盟), refers to the union of three great clans in the Kantō Region formed in 1554. The namesake of their peace pact is the respective provinces that each leader ruled. They were:
These warlords supposedly united their talents so each could profit from the other. The agreement between these three clans continued until Yoshimoto's death at Okehazama.
Five Decisive BattlesEdit
Within this time period, there were Five large conflicts that are considered to have defined the manner of warfare in the entire era. These battles were: