The battle of Dan-no-ura was a major sea battle of the Genpei War, occurring at Dan-no-ura in the Shimonoseki Strait on April 25, 1185,
The battle of Dan-no-ura was one of the most famous and important battles in Japanese history.
The Genji clan fleet, led by Minamoto no Yoshitsune, defeated the Heike clan fleet.
This battle led the end of the Genpei War.
Yoshitsune was a general of the Genji clan in the late Heian and early Kamakura period and was the younger half-brother of Minamoto Yoritomo who became later the first Shogun, establishing his military government in Kamakura.