Sengoku Horizon

Look towards the Horizon

The Warring States Period: Fierce warlords fought for control of Japan, and many would perish. When a warrior falls, where does the passion they once held go? Possibly into something dear such as a favorite weapon or heirloom. These heirlooms have been labeled as “relics”, and those that carry them are labeled as “Scions." Recently more and more of these special relics have been activating, signaling the start of a great change as ancient power meets the modern world!

Now For The Local News, 11/01/2017 The dust has cleared after a fierce clash against the rebel Ikko Ikki monks. Now, as a tense period of calm spread over the island nation of Japan the students of Edo Bugei must figure out how to proceed in life after experience such intense conflicts and such deep loss.

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~Glossary~

Bugei: An ancient term for military combat.

Daimyo: A lord in charge of a Japanese province.

Edo Bugei Academy: The prestigious military school in the city of Edo, run by the shogunate.

Elite Student: A special student at Edo Bugei who is assigned highly classified mission through out the country.

Hittokiri: Elite assassins of the Tokugawa Shogunate.

Ikko Ikki: A term for warrior monk uprisings every few decades. These are Buddhist extremists that say they want Japan to be ruled by the people but actually want it controlled by the Buddhist temples.

Kunoichi: A female ninja.

Kurai Kumo Prison: Edo's maximum security prison. People sentenced here rarely ever leave alive.

Metsuke: Metsuke are the police force of Japan.

Ninja: A person well trained in stealth and sometimes assassination. Ninja operate different from samurai and metsuke.

Onmyouji: A diviner. Someone who reads fortunes and stars.

Relic: A special artifact unique to the samurai that uses it. It has special, magic like powers. Sometimes referred to as a sacred item.

Resurrected/Revived clan: A clan that died out and had to be restored to power by pleading to the Tokugawa Shogunate. A stigma that is looked down upon by older clans.

Samurai: The warrior class from feudal Japan. The are Japan's military force.

Scion: The title given to someone capable of using a relic. Usually young people at Edo Bugei.

Sekigahara: The famous battle in the year 1600 between East and West Japan. The two major forces in the battle where the Toyotomi and the Tokugawa.

Shinobi: An alternate term for ninja.

Shogun: The most powerful samurai and military leader of Japan. In charge of keeping all other samurai in order.

Tokugawa Shogunate:The current head military family in Japan. They rule over all samurai.

Traditional Student: A student attending Edo Bugei who is not a Scion.

Wokou Pirates: The famous pirate group from ancient Japan that would suddenly appear and raid coastal cities.

Warring States Period: The era of Japanese history from roughly 1500-1615.


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~History Resources~

Koei Wiki:
http://koei.wikia.com/wiki/Main_Page
This wiki can be used to look up a few samurai, as well as nice concept art about them.

List of Samurai:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_samurai
A list of samurai on wikipedia.

Samurai Archives Wiki:
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Main_Page
A cool wiki with well researched clan and samurai information.

Samurai Archives Podcast:
http://www.samuraipodcast.com/
A podcast by the owners of the samurai archives website. Review the earlier podcasts in the collection for great information on sengoku era Japan.

History of Japan Podcast:
https://historyofjapan.wordpress.com/
Great general history of Japan podcast.

Japanese Castle Explorer:
http://www.japanese-castle-explorer.com/
Awesome website for looking at Japanese castles.


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The stuck up clan lord who defends the people.

Tagami Yumiko
The adorable poet girl who hates war.

Katayama, Masato
A strategist bent on changing the world.
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 Posted: Dec 25 2016, 11:36 PM
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