04 May 2020
  In our website, you might find some terms left in Japanese. Find here their meaning.   Abumi: Stirrups. Abumi zuri no kawa: Leather patch on the...
A samurai suji bachi kabuto
10 April 2020
The helmets of a Japanese suit of armor were made in many styles, shapes, and with different features. However, there are five elements that we can...
30 March 2020
Various types of ornaments could be mounted on the kabuto, called tatemono (literally "things that stand out"): among these, the maedate ("frontal...
09 January 2020
  When we say “menpō” we generally refer to the mask of the samurai armor that covers half face. The technical name would be me-no-shita-men, meaning...
13 December 2019
  When we buy an original samurai armor, we usually begin to evaluate the kabuto (samurai helmet), which can give us an initial indication of the...
Buy samurai armor original
05 November 2019
  Most samurai suites of armor on the market are assembled with elements from other armors. On older Japanese armor, the association of different...

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