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The Sengoku period (戦国時代 Sengoku jidai, 1467 – c. 1603) is a period in Japanese history marked by social upheaval, political intrigue and near-constant military conflict that—like its otherwise unrelated ancient Chinese namesake—is also known as the Warring States period. It came to an end when all political power was unified under the Tokugawa shogunate.

In mediaEdit

The Sengoku period has been used as the setting for a myriad of books, films, anime, and video games. It also bears some parallels with the American westerns; Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai, for example, was remade in a western setting as The Magnificent Seven.

In animeEdit

The Sengoku period have been used as settings in animes like:

In InuYashaEdit

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