Nagoe Tokinari

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  • Other Names: 三笠政之介 (Mikasa Seinosuke)
  • Japanese: 名越時成 (Nagoe Tokinari)

Nagoe Tokinari was one of a group of students from Satsuma han who traveled to Europe for study in 1865, at the age of 21.

While overseas, he went by the name Mikasa Seinosuke. He focused in his studies upon military (army) science in particular. He returned to Japan late in the 8th month, 1866.


  • Plaque at monument to the Satsuma students, at Kagoshima Chûô train station.[1]