Kanji: お市 Dates: 1547-June 14, 1583 Other Known Names: Ichi, Ichihime, Odani no Kata, Hideko, Oichi no Kata Oichi is one of the most famous women of the Sengoku Jidai, and she is also one of its most tragic figures. She was Oda Nobunaga’s younger sister, sister-in-law to Nōhime, wife to Azai Nagamasa and Shibata … Continue reading Oichi

Mochizuki Chiyome

Mochizuki Chiyome from Assassin's Creed: Memories Mochizuki Chiyome (sometimes known as Mochizuki Chiyojo or Mochizuki Chiyo) was a noblewoman, poet and kunoichi (female ninja) who lived sometime during the 16th century.(1) Little is known about her life and some historians even question her existence. Nevertheless, she has become a legend due to her title as a … Continue reading Mochizuki Chiyome