“Kabuto”, the head armor of Samurai2012.12.30

Kabuto is a head armor that has been used since ancient times in Japan.

Not only used as armor, but also precious metal such as gold or silver were decorated to Kabuto, so Samurai made a show of their authority and force to their enemy.

Kabuto’s durability was considerable that it seems difficult to break even the slash of Japanese sword.

In modern Japan, for the wishes of wanting to grow up strong healthy boy, Japanese people display imitate Kabuto in their house every May 5th.

Therefore, “Kabuto” is the existence of more than just for armor.


"Kabuto", the head armor of Samurai

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