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Men in samurai attire engage in sword-fighting during a re-enactment of the Battle of Kawanakajima, which took place during Japan's civil war period in the mid-16th century, in Fuefuki, Yamanashi Prefecture, on Sunday.

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Damn I'd love to see that! Anyone know of any of these in Chugoku?

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Too big to fail is just a form of backhanded escapism to distract from the fact they already did. Feds!....uh wait...governments!...no...ah!............taxpayers to the rescue! Anyone wanna haircut?

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Takeda clan totally should have won those battles

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I'd like to see a reenactment of the Battle of Sekigahara (my Japanese history is very poor, that's the only one I know).

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Where's Steven Seagal?

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Talk about playing Shogun 2 Total War in real life :D

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You're powers are weak, old man. When I left you I was but the learner. Now I am the master.

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@FizzBit

Not Chugoku but Himeji is close to Okayama. There's an exhibition near the castle on May 3 so why not see the castle as well if you haven't yet?

Or better yet, start yourself! Ask some friends what schools are local to you. Some go back hundreds of years, you can play a part in keeping traditions alive!

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It would be kewl to sit on the sidelines and watch this. Probably a tad loud what with all the metal clanging and shouting going on but would be kewl none the less.

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Dcog: I live near Sekigahara. Unfortunately I dont think they do reenactments.

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Which battle of Kawanakajima are they reenacting, anyway? There were five of them?. If I had to guess, I'd say probably the 4th, but I could be wrong. I wonder how they decide who gets to be Uesugi Kenshin and Takeda Shingen

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