Allusions and DifferencesEdit
- The real Takakage was a man.
- Takakage leads a navy and is good at sea battles, just like her real-life counterpart.
- Takakage was the fierce enemy of Hideyoshi (Yoshiharu) but later became his retainer.
Between novel, manga, and animeEdit
She only appears in the novel.
- Kobayakawa Takakage on Wikipedia
Kobayakawa Takakage (小早川 隆景?, 1533 – July 26, 1597) was a samurai retainer of Toyotomi Hideyoshi during Japan's Sengoku period, and the son of Mōri Motonari. Adopted by the head of the Kobayakawa clan, Takakage took his name, and succeeded his adoptive father to become head of the Kobayakawa clan following his death in 1545.
Takakage appears as a playable character in Koei's Samurai Warriors 4. He uses a sword and a book as his weapons. He also appears in Oda Nobunaga no Yabou series from the same publisher.