samurai

Sephiroth in real life? How to unsheathe a massive 6.8-foot samurai sword

It’s not every day you get to see moves like this outside of anime and video games.

Read More

Muji adds Japanese haori samurai coats to their casual wear collection

Perfect for modern-day warriors.

Read More

Samurai, ninja, and anime butlers join dinosaur staff at Tokyo’s “Weird Hotel”【Photos】

Say hello to the future of contact-free check-in.

Read More

Recreating the greatest betrayal of the samurai era with the Honnoji Incident papercraft kit【Pics】

Over 400 years ago, a temple in Kyoto suddenly became the site of a battle that would change Japanese history forever.

Read More

It’s like the samurai era never ended at this beautiful Japanese mountain town

Nagano village was once a major stop on the Kyoto-Edo route, and the neighborhood looks much the same centuries later.

Read More

Tokyo’s angriest ghost gets a brand-new grave for his millennium-old severed head【Photos】

So far so good, as no one has mysteriously died since the renovation finished.

Read More

How a samurai’s quest for revenge created one of Tokyo’s best cafes, and it’s still open

Not far from Akihabara you’ll find Amanoya, but it wouldn’t be there if not for an assassination.

Read More

The time farting lead to murder and the fall of one of Japan’s great samurai clans

Japan’s Chiba Prefecture was once ruled by a samurai whose death was flatulence-related.

Read More

KFC’s Colonel Sanders is becoming a samurai in Japan this week

A Kentucky twist on a Japanese tradition.

Read More

High fashion and kimono: Kyoto’s Wazigen Shizukuya ushers in new kimono couture for Spring 2021

Swagger through town with the latest from this premier kimono brand.

Read More

Japanese watch brand Seiko collabs with Evisen Skateboards, surprises watch and sushi lovers

Out of all the motifs to come out in this collab, there was one which completely blindsided us.

Read More

Ghost of Tsushima live-action Hollywood movie on the way, Japanese Twitter reacts

The U.S.-made PlayStation samurai epic starts a second life as a feature film.

Read More

Cursed sites of Tokyo: A love shrine with 7 mysteries and a vengeful samurai ghost

Dark details you won’t find in travel guides to Japan. 

Read More

We build miniature Japanese samurai warrior armour out of metal

This palm-sized warrior tries our patience in all sorts of ways.

Read More

A Japanese vending machine perfect for samurai

If vending machines existed in the Edo Period, they would’ve looked like this. 

Read More

Samurai’s severed head moved in Tokyo, earthquake occurs at his body in Ibaraki

“More care than a nuclear weapon” required to restore the burial mound dedicated to Japan’s most vengeful spirit.

Read More

Eat like a samurai from the warring states period with new range of canned meals from Japan

Meals of military commanders faithfully reproduced for the modern era.

Read More

Send a mini Japanese army in the mail using these unique message cards

Because who doesn’t look forward to receiving a battalion of samurai in the mail?!

Read More

Samurai face mask covers are here to serve during the pandemic

Channel a samurai from the Warring States Period, when masks were worn to protect the face from swords and arrows.

Read More

New Japanese kimono-style hakama roomwear comes with men’s styles for summer

Slip-on designs make it easy to swish around the house like a traditional schoolgirl or a cool, modern-day samurai.

Read More

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8
  9. 9
  10. 10
  11. 11