Sakai Kyuzo

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Kyûzô was a son of Sakai Masahisa and served Oda Nobunaga. Despite his youth, he was active in the battles against the Rokkaku of Ômi province during Nobunaga's march to Kyoto in 1568, participating in the capturing of Mitsukuri, Wadayama, and Kannoji. He was in the advance guard of the Oda army at the Battle of Anegawa in 1570 and there fell in fierce fighting with troops under Asai retainer Isono Kazumasa.