Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings 2 Episode 1 — Return To A Chaotic Era! The Advent Of The World-Shattering Lord Of Arms, Toyotomi Hideyoshi!
Published December 24, 2011
Taking place moments after the last episode of season 1, the other surviving warlords return to fighting against each other, with Masamune, Shingen and Kenshin's forces are engaged in a three way battle at Kawanakajima, including Date Masamune and Sanada Yukimura locked in battle. However they find themselves surrounded by the soldiers of Toyotomi Hideyoshi who seeks to unite Japan and help it grow into a strong country. Masamune, Shingen and Kenshin's forces manage to escape. Maeda Kanji who has been aware of Toyotomi's appearance arrived too late. Keiji then visits Maeda Toshiie and Matsu, aware of their alliance with Toyotomi Hideyoshi and asked why, which he replied that he agreed with Hideyoshi that the country is being weakened due to Oda Nobunaga's activities, but also agrees that he would be like him if he lost Matsu just as Hideyoshi's lost his beloved. Maeda also request Keiji to join them due to his history with Hideyoshi being his friend, but refuses and left. Souske reports to Shingen of Utsunomiya and Odawara have fallen by Toyotomi and placing his spies in their ranks and others and Mori's alliance with Toyotomi, having Shingen to have Sanada go to the west to Satsuma and protect Kyushu alonside forces there. In Oshu after news of Toyotomi's activities and suspecting a spy in Date's forces, Kojuro is confronted by Toyotomi's general, Takenaka Hanbei, and was offered to make him one of Toyotomi's men while Hanbei's spies and men took two people hostage.