Amakasu Kagetsugu

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Amakasu Kagetsugu (甘糟 景継, 1550 - June 22, 1611) was a samurai officer who served the Uesugi clan.

Under the orders of Uesugi Kenshin, Kagetsugu became the head of the Amakasu clan. Kagetsugu was known as a valiant warrior, and was skilled in wielding swords as well as spears. He is also said to have contributed to the Uesugi clan's occupation of Dewa.

He is also one of the computer gaming characters in Total War: Shogun 2.[1]


  • Much of the content of this article is taken from the corresponding Japanese Wikipedia article.[2]