The Sengoku period in Japanese history between c. 1467 – c. 1603 marked by upheaval and strife.

The Sengoku period (戦国時代 Sengoku jidai?, c. 1467 – c. 1603) is a period in Japanese history marked by social upheaval, political intrigue and near-constant military conflict Japanese historians named after the otherwise unrelated Warring States period. It came to an end when all political power was unified under the Tokugawa shogunate.