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Honda Tadakatsu Statue (Rekishi no Tabi) Tags: japan okazaki aichiprefecture okazakicastle mikawa edoperiod tokugawaieyasu hondatadakatsu sengokuperiod mikawaprovince tōkaidōroad mikawabushi Japanese History, Japanese Culture, Japanese Art, Tokugawa Ieyasu, Statues, The Last Samurai, Sculptures, Lion Sculpture, Japanese Warrior

Honda Tadakatsu Statue

Honda Tadakatsu was probably the quintessential Mikawa samurai. A loyal vassal of Tokugawa Ieyasu, he served in all the major campaigns that lead to Ieyasu's rise to power. Respected by both friends and foes, he was one "bad ass" on the battlefield. In merit of his service, he was granted the fief of Okazaki, taking up residence in the castle that was Ieyasu's birthplace. Ooh. This picture didn't turn out so well as I had hoped. I was facing the sun and it looks my camera setting was…

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From the heart of Japan – Kyoto we purvey a Genuine Quality to those who decided to learn thousand-year traditions. Directly from the Japanese craftsmen’s hands to you who appreciate Japanese Traditional Quality.

Samurai "Honda Tadakatsu"

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