After the forced suicide of Nobunaga Oda at the Incident at Honno-ji, powerful figures Katsuie Shibata, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, Nagahide Niwa and Tsuneoki Ikeda meet to decide on a successor. The conference would become Japan's first group made political decision. The meeting was known as the Kiyosu Kaigi.
Did You Know?
At the start of the movie the Honnoji incident, a famous historical event in Japan, can be seen. It happened on June 21st 1582. Oda Nobunaga and his son Nobutada die after been attacked by Akechi Mitsuhide's forces. Oda Nobunaga was at that time the most powerful warlord in Japan. Akechi may have been trying to become the new top warlord but he was killed a few days after the Honnoji incident. In this movie we see Akechi killed in a bamboo forest.. See more