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The Battle of Kawanakajima Rages on in Mie

| Historical Site , Samurai

The feud between Takeda Shingen and Uesugi Kenshin is the stuff of legends! 100 people gather in Mie Prefecture, to reenact the Battle of Kawanakajima, where they met a total of five times. Although the muskets, spears and arrows aren't, the fighting samurai spirit is real!

Feudal battle redux

Watch Nippon TV News 24 Japan's coverage of this exciting annual event in the video above!