Thursday, August 1, 2013

Azuchi Video


There is a decent video on Azuchi Castle, the house that Nobunaga built, and it is in Japanese
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSb46oOCoo4

The video has an excellent reproduction and explanation of all the castle floors.  There is a lot of maps and diagrams of the castle as well.  Azuchi Castle historian Naito Akira, who wrote the book Fukugen Azuchijo, makes an appearance and gives some details on the castle.  The video also show some tile, the stone walls, and nails that were used.  I highly recommend a trip to the Azuchi Castle ruins since you will get a feeling on what the castle might have been.  Also there is a movie on the construction of Azuchi Castle called Katen no Shiro starring Nishida Toshiyuki.

Tenka no tame!

4 comments:

Jon Lenvik said...

Very nice video.

otsuke said...

Thanks. It is one of the better Azuchi videos out there. A visit to the Azuchi Castle ruins and the museum is a must see.

D_A Renoir said...

Ah, the video is removed! That's too bad, because I really wanted to see it.

otsuke said...

They have been doing that a lot lately and ticks me off. It was really a great video in my opinion.