|Siege of Hachigata (1590)|
|Part of the Sengoku period|
|Forces of Toyotomi Hideyoshi||Hōjō clan forces|
|Commanders and leaders|
The 1590 siege of Hachigata was the penultimate battle of Toyotomi Hideyoshi's campaigns against the Hōjō clan, during Japan's Sengoku period. Hachigata was one of the last major fortresses of the Hōjō, whose opposition in the Kantō region Hideyoshi sought to eliminate, having already subjugated all of Western Japan.
In popular culture[edit | edit source]
- The Floating Castle (2012) by Shinji Higuchi and Isshin Inudo is a comedy-drama film which relates the events of the Siege of Hachigata.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Turnbull, Stephen (1998). The Samurai Sourcebook. London: Cassell & Co.
- The Floating Castle at the Internet Movie Database
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