Minamoto no Yoshitsune in full armor and surcoat seated on a tiger-skin with his hand on an armrest

Minamoto no Yoshitsune is possibly the most famous and beloved samurai in Japan. (In the book we call him Genji.

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. The revenge of the ghosts of the Taira warriors, who are silouetted against a dark sky, attacking Minamoto no Yoshitsune's ship.

Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. The revenge of the ghosts of the Taira warriors, who are silouetted against a dark sky, attacking Minamoto no Yoshitsune's ship.

Kuro Hogan Minamoto no Yoshitsune at Mure Takamatsu (Woodblock print)

Kuro Hogan Minamoto no Yoshitsune at Mure Takamatsu (Woodblock print)

Minamoto no Yoshitsune - Wikipedia

Minamoto no Yoshitsune - Wikipedia

Da Ji Nuwa Fu Xi Kaguya Nezha Himiko Yoshitsune Minamoto Shuten Doji Warriors Orochi 3 senhiime.tumblr.com

Da Ji Nuwa Fu Xi Kaguya Nezha Himiko Yoshitsune Minamoto Shuten Doji Warriors Orochi 3 senhiime.tumblr.com

Warriors Orochi Da Ji Shuten Doji Himiko Fu Xi Nu Wa Nuwa Taigong Wang Kaguya Benkei Yoshitsune Minamoto sycoop19.tumblr.com

Warriors Orochi Da Ji Shuten Doji Himiko Fu Xi Nu Wa Nuwa Taigong Wang Kaguya Benkei Yoshitsune Minamoto sycoop19.tumblr.com

The sōhei Benkei with Minamoto no Yoshitsune. The warrior monks, or Sohei, of Mt. Hiei first appeared in the Heian period, during a period of feuds between different temples and subsects of Buddhism.

Yoshitsune and Benkei Viewing Cherry Blossoms (九郎判官源義経 武蔵坊弁慶), from the series "Yoshitoshi’s Courageous Warriors" / Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese Ukiyo-e Printmaker,

The Ghosts of the Taira Attack Yoshitsune in Daimotsu Bay, about 1849–52 As Minamoto Yoshitsune and his followers were escaping from their enemies by crossing Daimotsu Bay in a ship, a terrible typhoon blew up. Riding the storm clouds were the vengeful ghosts of the Taira warrior clan defeated by Yoshitsune a few years earlier. Fortunately, Yoshitsune’s chief retainer Benkei was a Buddhist priest as well as a warrior, and his prayers succeeded in calming the angry ghosts.

The Ghosts of the Taira Attack Yoshitsune in Daimotsu Bay, about 1849–52 As Minamoto Yoshitsune and his followers were escaping from their enemies by crossing Daimotsu Bay in a ship, a terrible typhoon blew up. Riding the storm clouds were the vengeful ghosts of the Taira warrior clan defeated by Yoshitsune a few years earlier. Fortunately, Yoshitsune’s chief retainer Benkei was a Buddhist priest as well as a warrior, and his prayers succeeded in calming the angry ghosts.

Minamoto Yoshitsune fights Benkei on Gojo bridge, with the help of Tengu demons (part of the triptych), ca. 1847-1850 by Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Minamoto Yoshitsune fights Benkei on Gojo bridge, with the help of Tengu demons (part of the triptych), ca. by Utagawa Kuniyoshi -

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