- 1. His position in “Nobunaga’s Ambition" (strategy game)
- 2. Another name
- 3. Family Crest
- 4. Representative Episodes.
- 5. Other Episodes
- 6. Last days and after death
- 7. Famous relatives and subjects.
Shingen Takeda is a warlord of Kai.
Kai is now Yamanashi Prefecture.
His position in "Nobunaga's Ambition" (strategy game)
Starting Nobunaga's Ambition with Shingen Takeda is too easy and boring.
Because he has the most superior national power and vassals, and has no powerful enemies.
- Tiger of Kai.
- Dragon of Kai.
He is One of the Sengoku warlords representing the Sengoku period.
He ousted his father, who had tormented his subjects and people, and became the head of the family.
Shingen Takeda focused on flood control projects to reduce flood damage in his territory.
The levee he built was called Shingenzutsumi.
Episodes of battles
He led a powerful cavalry force that made it difficult for Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu to fight.
Although he never fought directly against Oda Nobunaga, Tokugawa Ieyasu suffered a heavy defeat against Nobunaga.
After the death of Takeda Shingen, Tokugawa Ieyasu respected Takeda Shingen and imitated his fighting style.
After the fall of the Takeda family, he heavily employed his surviving vassals.
Shingen Takeda's flag-designation was written "Fu-Rin-Ka-zan".
- Fu(Wind):Fast as the wind
- Rin(Forest):Secretly like a forest.
- Ka(Flame):Attack like a flame.
- Zan(Mountain):Tough as a mountain.
his rival is Kenshin Uesugi
He fought many battles with Uesugi Kenshin, who had territory in the surrounding area.
Shingen Takeda and Kenshin Uesugi were rivals who recognized each other.
In his last will and testament, Takeda Shingen told his son Katsuyori,
Make peace with Uesugi Kenshin and rely on him.
Flush toilets, which were still rare at the time, were used.
His childhood name was Taro. Today, few Japanese have this name, but it is a typical name, and it is a name like John.
Last days and after death
Shingen Takeda died of illness in 1573 during a battle with Tokugawa Ieyasu. Some say he was shot.
He ordered his successor, Katsuyori Takeda, to keep his death secret for three years.
Takeda Shingen was a genius in warfare and politics, but he was aggressive and disloyal in his expansion of power.
The Takeda family, having lost a great leader, perhaps tormented by the negative legacy of his father Shingen, fell in Takeda Katsuyori's place.
Nevertheless, Takeda Shingen is one of the first warlords that many Japanese remember, and he is a historical figure representing Yamanashi Prefecture.
The heroic cavalry he is said to have led still attracts many people today.
He has consistently demonstrated top-class overall performance in the "Ambition of Nobunaga" series.
If it appeared in the Fate series, would it be a rider?
Famous relatives and subjects.