Tengu "heavenly phoenix") are a class of supernatural creatures found in Japanese folklore, Half humanoide, half crow. Legends ascribed to them great knowledge in the art of skilled combat. As well as being the instructors of famous warriors in Japans History. Including the Ninja
Kamon became the symbol of Japanese Samurai , was created to serve as an unique emblem that represented a family's identity, clearly revealing the family name of its owner., in this case Warabi Sakura .Later, Buke (samurai warriors) and also the nobility made use of Kamon,
Jidai Matsuri, Kyoto. The festival began after the Emperor moved the capital away from Kyoto to Tokyo in 1868. Historical reenactment parade, in authentic costumes from Japanese feudal history to the Meiji era.
片桐 且元 Katagiri Katsumoto (1556 – June 24, 1615). Katsumoto was the son of Katagiri Naomasa. He first distinguished himself as one of the 'Seven Spears of Shizugatake' (賤ヶ岳の七本槍), where he fought for Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1583. Katsumoto died in 1615, 20 days after the Siege of Osaka Castle. Gusoku covered in bear fur, even the menpo! 伝 片桐且元所用 惣黒熊毛植二枚胴具足 （大阪城天守閣蔵）
Yasuke African Samurai of the Japanese Warlord Nobunaga Oda. Yasuke (彌介) (c. 1556-?) is a Japanese name used to refer to a black (African) retainer who for a short time was in the service of the Japanese warlord Oda Nobunaga.
Megatrends A/W 16/17 – ReMasterInspired by the Japanese samurai, clothes turn into modern-day armour. Designers are bringing a warrior feel to fashion, increasingly entrenched in the historical relevance of traditional samurai styling. Minimalist oversized silhouettes including the kimono, haori robe and wide-leg pants, worn by ancient Japanese warriors, are springing to the fore, again bridging the gap between past and future in unexpected, experimental ways.