20 September 2021
  The helmet of samurai armour - the kabuto - can have different shapes. These may depend on the period in which they were made, and thus on the...
15 July 2021
What do the symbols on a samurai helmet mean? Traditionally, a helmet of samurai armour (kabuto) bears an attached decoration on the front called...
01 July 2021
Buying Samurai Armor   Are you looking for an original antique samurai armor and finally want to buy it? Whether you want to buy an armor part, such...
11 May 2021
  Japanese terminology for classifying samurai swords is quite precise. Since only samurai were allowed to carry a long sword in ancient Japan, the...
23 April 2021
The sode are the "shoulder straps", the elements of samurai armor used to defend against lateral attacks. The sode were generally square in shape,...
Samurai armor odoshi
11 March 2021
  One of the most typical features of samurai armor is the colored binding that holds the various parts together. Since ancient times, the ō-yoroi...

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