- Father: Saji Nobukata
- Mother: Oinu, sister of Oda Nobunaga
- Saji Tamenari
He was warden of a castle in a province under the control of Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Hideyoshi caused Kazunari to marry Oeyo, the sister of a favorite concubine. When Kazunari's support for Tokugawa Ieyasu became known, Hideyoshi took back the woman. She later married Ieyasu's son Tokugawa Hidetada and mothered the shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu.
In popular culture
- Abe, Takeshi (1987). "Saji Kazunari". Sengoku jinmei jiten (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shinjinbutsu Ōraisha. p. 368. ISBN 4404014120.
- Turnbull, Stephen R. (2000). The Samurai Tradition, Vol. 2, p. 149; excerpt, "Hideyoshi married Oeyo the younger sister of Yodo-Dono his chief concubine to Saji Kazunari, warden of a castle in a province under his control, but he took her back when her husband assisted Ieyasu, with whom he was then at war."
- 大河ドラマ「江」で最初の夫を演じた平岳大、大野城を訪問. Cinema Today (in Japanese). Retrieved 9 May 2013.