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  • Born: 1543
  • Died: 1590
  • Other Names: Nanmyô-in

Asahi-no-kata was one of the chief wives (midaidokoro) of Tokugawa Ieyasu, marrying him in 1586.

Her father was named Chikuami. She was a half-sister of Toyotomi Hideyoshi; the two had the same mother.


  • Arai Hakuseki, Joyce Ackroyd (trans.), Told Round a Brushwood Fire, University of Tokyo Press (1979), 315n110.