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  1. Hikonyan


    Hikonyan (), the mascot of Hikone City
  2. Hikone City

    Hikone City

    Statue of Ii Naomasa ( , 1560-1602) in front of JR Hikone Sta.
  3. Ii Naosuke

    Biographies Ii Naosuke

    Lord of Hikone and ill-fated Tokugawa regent Ii Naosuke (井伊直弼, 1815-1860) was the fourteenth daimyō of the Hikone Domain (modern-day Shiga Prefecture) and as tairō (大老, “regent”) of the Tokugawa shogunate the de-facto ruler of Japan for almost two years (1858-60). During his short rule, Ii...
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