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Introduction to Samurai Armor

Enjoy this great introduction to Japanese Samurai Armor from my friend Jeff Olsen. Elaborately adorned helmuts made their debut on the battlefield in 16th Century Japan to help identify comrades. In the 17th Century, in a period of peace, they began to be increasingly decorative.  

Samurai Armor Special Orders

Saiga-Kabuto-2-225x300Our website only contains a small selection of what is available. Many of our international customers special order specific items for their collections. If you have any specific needs or are searching for that special Kabuto, Menpo or complete set of Samurai Armor let us know. We work with some of the best and most experienced sources in the world. Our goal is to ensure that our customers are proud to own the items they obtain from Shogun Art and obtain a lifetime of aesthetic pleasure from the beauty of these items. We promise to work hard to provide you with the best customer experience possible.

Periodically some items will first appear on our website already marked as “sold”. These items were purchased in advance by customers that provided us with specific requests. Many other items sell the same day they are listed. Our goal is to provide you with a small representative sample of what we have available and what we can provide based on your requests. In other words if you want it we will get it for you. It is very important that you contact us in advance with your specific needs.