The Genji, more known as the Minamoto clan, is the main protagonist group of the Genji game series.


Crest of Genji

The "Crest of Genji"

The former leader of the clan, Minamoto Yoshitomo was defeated by the leader of the Heishi clan, Kiyomori Taira and died in the battle of Heiji, thus leading the Genji clan to almost destruction. However, Yoshimoto's two sons, Minamoto Yoritomo and Minamoto Yoshitsune stood up in action and defeated the Heishi, thus saving the clan and avenged for the death of their father.