Oka ToyoshiroNankoku City, Kochi Prefecture

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Oka Toyoshiro DATA
castle construction13th-14th century
address1099-1 Okatoyocho, Nankoku City, Kochi Prefecture

Okatoyo Castle was the residence of the Chosokabe clan, who became the rulers of Shikoku. The year the castle was built is unknown.

Access to Oka Toyo Castle
Approximately 30 minutes by bus from Kochi Station on the JR Shikoku Dosan Line.

HISTORYAbout Oka Toyo Castle

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Attack on ShikokuToyotomi Hideyoshi VS Chosokabe Motochika
In 1585, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who succeeded Nobunaga and set out to unify the country, defeated Motochika Chosokabe, the ruler of Shikoku, and unified Shikoku. In fact, Motochika was related to Hideyoshi's master, Oda Nobunaga, and Hideyoshi followed Nobunaga, so to speak.
Attack on Shikoku
Battle of Nakatomi RiverMotochika Chosokabe conquers Awa
When you think of the Sengoku warlords of Shikoku, the first person that comes to mind is Motochika Chosokabe of Tosa Province (present-day Kochi Prefecture). It was in August 1582 that Motochika defeated the Miyoshi clan, which ruled Awa Province (Tokushima Prefecture), and almost conquered Awa Province.
Battle of Nakatomi River

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Motochika ChosokabeTosa's talent
During the Warring States period, new powers rose to prominence in various regions. The Mori family claimed supremacy in the Chugoku region, the Oda family in the Kinki and Tokai regions, and the Hojo family in the Kanto region. In Shikoku, the Chosokabe family rose to prominence. In Tosa Province (present-day Kochi Prefecture), unrest continued.
Motochika Chosokabe
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