A Twitter user Hime (@hime87ki) celebrated the 450th birthday of Masamune Date with a cake and 450 candles. Her twitter account flamed up in good way.
— ひめ (@hime87ki) 2017年11月9日
In these days, visiting places associated with samurai lords in old times is in trend especially among young women. The reason is that, some animations were broadcast based on historical samurai lord like Sengoku Musou, Sengoku BASARA, Nobunaga The Fool etc. Masamune Date is one of the most popular, worshipped warlords as with Nobunaga Oda, Yukimura Sanada, Kanetsugu Naoe, Shingen Takeda. Masamune Date was active from Nanboku-cho era to Muromachi era. The ground of Masamune Date’s popularity is that, he was strong in wars, and his characteristic appearance. He wore a eyepatch and a war helmet with a crescent moon.
The Twitter user Hime prepared for a cake with 450 candles on his birthday and tweeted the pictures. Many users on Twitter praised to her activity. Miyagi prefecture where Masamune Date was born, is also holding events to celebrate his 450th birthday.