The is the Koga Ninja's form of village government. [1][2]. In the Seishin narrative format, the name might be typed as "The Soh".


It is short for sōson (惣村・そうそん) and seems to be a form of leadership for equality (solidarity). Also called an Ikki (惣村 一揆); manors (shoen, 荘園 or 庄園) still exist.

中世日本における百姓の自治的・地縁的結合による共同組織(村落形態)を指す。 Soson seems to indicate that its a self-government/territorial bond of unified peasants. Collaborative village. There are meetings to make collective decisions. It might have been formed like a ikki, with samurai and non-noble classes alike, to rebel against the Oda.[3]


(沙汰人) Term used to describe a person in charge of enforcement. They maintain security and taxation, and encourage agriculture (勧農).

In Seishin (Koga)Edit

The Mochizuki Family has founded Koga-Ryu and is one of the popular Koga families of Omi Province. While the Koga serve the Rokkaku Family, they want to preserve some autonomy in Koga.


  1. Jpwiki: 惣村
  2. Jpwiki:甲賀は六角氏の傘下に属しながらも「惣」(そう)を形成し、郡に関わる全ての案件を多数決によって決定(合議制)・運営するなどしていた。これはこの時期では全国的に見てもきわめて珍しいことである
  3. Jpwiki:織田信長が台頭して来るとそれら甲賀の侍衆たちは甲賀郡を単位とした連合体を結成する。それが甲賀郡中惣である。[2]