Tokugawa Munechika (徳川 宗睦, October 27, 1733 – January 14, 1800) was a Japanese daimyō of the Edo period, who ruled the Owari Domain. His childhood name was Kumagoro (熊五郎).
This is a list of Japanese clans. The old clans (Gōzoku) mentioned in the Nihon Shoki and Kojiki lost their political power before the Heian Period, during which new aristocracies and families, Kuge, emerged in their place. After the Heian Period, the samurai warrior clans gradually increased in importance and power until they came to dominate the country after the founding of the first shogunate.
Konoe (近衛) is a Japanese aristocratic family. The family is a branch of Hokke and, by extension, a main branch of the Fujiwara clan.
Takatsukasa family is a Japanese aristocratic kin group. The Takatsukasa was a branch of the Fujiwara clan and one of the Five regent houses, from which Sesshō and Kampaku could be chosen.
Akira Emoto is a Japanese actor.
The Owari Tokugawa family is a branch of the Tokugawa clan, and it is the seniormost house of the Gosanke.
The Marquis Date Munenari was the eighth head of the Uwajima Domain during the Late Tokugawa shogunate and a politician of the early Meiji era.
Asakura Norikage, also known as Asakura Sōteki, was a Japanese samurai warrior of the latter Sengoku Period. from Asakura clan.
Princess Ōe was a Japanese princess who lived during the Asuka period. She was a daughter of Emperor Tenji. Her mother was Lady Shikobuko (色夫古娘), daughter of Oshiumi no Miyakko Otatsu (忍海造小竜). Ōe's siblings included Prince Kawashima and Princess Izumi.
The Japanese School of Kuala Lumpur is a Japanese international school in Saujana Golf and Country Club in Subang, Selangor, Malaysia. The syllabus at this school is based on the Japanese Education Curriculum.
Yūki Harutomo was a retainer of the Japanese Hōjō clan and an early daimyō of Shimōsa Province. Harutomo was the son of Oyama Takatomo and was adopted by his uncle Yūki Masakatsu. Harutomo ultimately accepted the authority of the Hōjō, by his ties were severed when Toyotomi Hideyoshi besieged the Hōjō castle of Odawara. Harutomo later adopted the 2nd son of the famous Tokugawa Ieyasu, Hideyasu, whom he later accompanied to the province of Echizen following the year of 1600.
Motohiko Izawa is a Japanese writer of mystery novels and historical fiction as well as a historical researcher. He was formerly a news reporter for TBS and since April 2012 has worked as a visiting professor at Shuchiin University.
Kitsunebi (狐火) is an atmospheric ghost light told about in legends all across Japan outside Okinawa Prefecture. They are also called "hitobosu", "hitomoshi" (火点し), and "rinka" (燐火).
Fujiwara no Tanetsugu was a Japanese noble of the late Nara period. He was the grandson of the sangi Fujiwara no Umakai, the founder of the Fujiwara Shikike. He reached the court rank of shō san-mi (正三位) and the position of chūnagon. He was posthumously awarded the rank of shō ichi-i (正一位) and the position of daijō-daijin.
This is a genealogical tree of the leaders of the Fujiwara clan from 669 to 1871, who were otherwise known as the Tōshi no Chōja.
Lady Ichikawa was a Japanese female warrior (Onna-musha) from the Sengoku period who helped drive out Ouchi and the Otomo clan from Chugoku. She was the wife of Ichikawa Tsuneyoshi, a samurai warlord and retainer of Mōri Motonari. She defended Konomine castle from the attack by Ōuchi.
Konoe Sakiko was a member of the Japanese imperial court from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the Edo period. She was a consort to Emperor Go-Yozei, and the mother of Emperor Go-Mizunoo. Her birth father was Konoe Sakihisa, and her adopted father was Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Her posthumous Buddhist name was Chukamonin (中和門院).
Hōgetsu Shimamura was a Japanese critic, novelist and leader of Shingeki. His real name is Takitaro (滝太郎). He was born in Shimane Prefecture. He graduated from Tōkyō Senmon Gakkō. In 1902 he studied abroad in the United Kingdom and Germany. In 1906, he founded the Bungei Kyōkai with Tsubouchi Shoyo. He presided over Waseda Bungaku and was active in the naturalistic literary movement. In 1913, he established the Geijutsu-za theatre troupe with Sumako Matsui. His main works are Shinbijigaku (新美辞学), Kindai Bungei no Kenkyu (近代文芸之研究) and so on.
The Ukita clan was a Japanese samurai clan of daimyos. The Ukita clan ruled Bizen Province and Bingo Province etc in the late Sengoku period.
Uragami Munekage was a Japanese samurai and commander of the Sengoku period.