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This year GACKT appeared once again as Uesugi Kenshin, one of the most powerful lords (daimyo) of the Sengoku period, at this year’s Kenshin Kousai.

In the 2007 NHK Taiga drama ‘Fuurin Kazan’, GACKT played the role of Uesugi Kenshin, where he then began to portray it at the Joetsu city’s Kenshin Festival held every August. But this festival didn’t start with the singer, it has been an annual performance since 1926. However, the festival in fact has received a record high attendance rate since his participation, with over 240,000 visitors piling in to see GACKT.

This is a two day event that began August 23rd, but GACKT didn’t appear until the 24th at the event kick-off procession at Kasugatama Castle for the reenactment of the Kawanakjima battle. GACKT, adorned in a glamorous wig, led an army of 500 warriors on horseback.

The event was streamed on USTREAM, and at the end a preview of his newest single ‘DAY BREAKERS’.

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GACKT - Kenshin Kousai 2014 (2014.08.24)

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Kenshin Festival 2014

(Source: dear-j-ane-camui)

JCV Fan!

JCV 2014 Kenshin Kousai U-Stream

Livestream Starts at 16:00 JST

天翔る龍の如く
謙信、そしてGacktへ

Like a Soaring Dragon
From Kenshin to Gackt

(Source: b-sim)

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Japanese Rock Star Gackt as Uesugi Kenshin by crossfire_dave on Flickr.

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Japanese Rock Star Gackt as Uesugi Kenshin by crossfire_dave on Flickr.

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"[Uesugi Kenshin] had two strengths. His faith and his lack of greed. Being dutiful and unselfish, one being bound to another.

[…]

Kenshin’s reality is seen in Gackt’s performance.”

天翔る龍の如く
謙信、そしてGacktへ

Like a Soaring Dragon
From Kenshin to Gackt

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