The Battle of Torisaka (鳥坂峠の戦い) took place during the Sengoku period (16th century) of Japan. Kōno Michinao asked for the assistance of the Mōri clan in his struggle against Utsunomiya Toyotsuna. The Mōri agreed to the alliance, and sent Kobayakawa Takakage.

Battle of Torisaka
Result Mōri victory
Kōno clan
forces of Mōri Motonari
Utsunomiya clan
Commanders and leaders
Kōno Michinao
Kobayakawa Takakage
Kikkawa Motoharu
Utsunomiya Toyotsuna

Kōno and Kobayakawa brought their combined forces against Utsunomiya Toyotsuna at the Battle of Torisaka and were victorious. However, the Kōno region was retained by Toyotsuna after his defeat in this battle.

References edit

The Samurai Sourcebook