From the mid-1300s until the mid-1400s, many military commanders in Japan battled each other for leadership with the goal of unifying the country. Having producted numerous prominent military commanders, beginning with Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi HIdeyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu, who ultimately succeeded in unfying this world of wor, the Central Japan region in particular can be called the "homeland" of the Samurai. Military commanders relied on Ninja as intelligence gatherers and combat specialists. Nowadays various areas in Central Japan offer an abundant range of facilities and attractions where visitors can experience "authentic" Samurai and Ninja. Access Central Japan - the homeland of Samurai and Ninja - from Chubu Central International Airport!