Kosaka Danjo Masanobu One of the "24 Generals of Takeda." A close friend of Shingen and a veteran of many battles. He was a leader in 'operation woodpecker' during 4th Kawanakajima, and was one of the leaders of the charge which drove of the Uesugi forces, thereby saving the Takeda army. Later in life, he would compile the history of the Takeda clan in the "Koyo Gunkan." He was candid towards Takeda Katsuyori and was forced to retire as a result.