Oda Nobunaga's March to Kyoto II


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Oda Nobunaga was one of the most powerful lords and contender to be the new Shogun after his heroic victory at Okehazama, however he still had one problem to deal with, Saito clan in Mino province. Mino lay between the Oda homeland of Owari and Kyoto, seat of the Shogun and to take Kyoto he would have to take Mino first. The Saito clan was originally friendly to Nobunaga, the lord was Nobunaga's father-in-law and was even considering giving his home seat to Nobunaga on his death. However, when his son learned of this he overthrew his father in a bloody coup.
This episode focuses on family intrigue and betrayal something which had become commonplace in the world of Feudal Japan
Topics Covered
Toyotomi Hideyoshi
The Siege of Inabayama Castle
A New Shogun
The Azai-Asakura Attack on Nobunaga
Assassination Attempt on Oda Nobunaga
The Battle of Anegawa
A Secret Alliance

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