Nasu Yoichi

Nasu Yoichi was the general of Genji and won the name by shooting down the fan on the ship at sea at the battle of Yashima in Genpei War (1185). There is a tradition that Yoichi passed away in Nagano, and Yoichi’s grave is in Fudo-ji Temple. Nasu is a common family name in Nagano, and it is strongly associated with Yoichi.