Seven Spears of Japan

日本槍柱七本

The Seven Spears of Japan refers to seven bushō who were known for their skills in the art of the spear serving after Toyotomi Hideyoshi unified Japan.  These included: Ono Shigeyuki, Honda Tadakatsu, Shimazu Tadatsune, Gotō Mototsugu, Naoe Kanetsugu, Iida Naokage, and Kikkawa Hiroie.