The Battle of Kurikara in 1183 was a pivotal moment in Japan’s Genpei War, turning the tide in favor of the Minamoto clan. Ingenious tactics by Minamoto no Yoshinaka overcame Taira’s numerical advantage, altering the war’s course.
Known as the medieval knights of Japan, Samurai have captured the attention of the world’s popular culture. With their fascinating ways, lifestyles, and strict code of honor, people have been captivated by their stories. The reign of the Samurai lasted for many centuries in Japan and was ingrained in the […]