A period in Japanese history that spanned from 12th to 19th century, known as the period of samurai, ninja (shinobi/kunoichi), warlords (especially Nobunaga), onmyōji, and early firearms.
Alternate name: Japanese feudal period
The first video game about Feudal Japan was released in 1980.
* 1185 - 1333: Kamakura period (鎌倉時代)
* 1336 - 1573: Muromachi period (室町時代)
* 1568 - 1600: Azuchi-Momoyama period (安土桃山時代)
* 1603 - 1876: Edo period (江戸時代)
Also covers the Warring States period (15th to early 17th century).
* Heian period
Parent groupTime periods: Asia
Child groupsWarring States period, Edo period
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