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Samurai sword tights are here to make your legs look extra sharp

Have historical weapons from Japan’s Sengoku period guard your legs against the cold.

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Get your battle armor ready for the interactive “hottie” Samurai & Ninja Show coming to Tokyo

Next weekend, handsome versions of some of Japan’s most prominent historical military figures will grace the stage in Asakusa for an interactive, foreigner-friendly show!

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Lotte’s anime “Gum Boys” protect teeth as samurai from the Shinsengumi

Lotte’s gum brands become samurai warriors from the Shinsengumi and fight to protect a tooth that claims to be a high school girl.

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Champion figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu to make on-screen acting debut as samurai lord!

He’s handsome, talented and an Olympic gold medalist. And now, Yuzuru Hanyu will be making his screen debut as a samurai lord in the Edo period!

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How to escape from a burning castle: evacuation drill reveals thrilling slide system

Escaping from a castle turret in Japan involves hurtling down a narrow, flexible chute!

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These new samurai sword scissors are gorgeous and we want them now!

Sanada Yukimura is among the most popular military leaders of medieval Japan. And now you can use his swords and spear to mangle all the paperwork you hate!

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New York Public Library releases digital images of valuable ukiyo-e and photographs of old Japan

From breastfeeding mothers to merchant towns and an evening party with kimono-clad girls in Kyoto, these newly released artworks and photos of old Japan are simply captivating.

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Traditional craftsmen create smartphone case fit for a legendary samurai warrior

It’s a modern-day sheath made in honour of the samurai known as the “Crimson Demon of War”.

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What a powerpoint presentation by the Tokugawa Shogunate would look like in Edo period Japan

In an era of executions and forced suicides, this is one presentation you wouldn’t want to doze off in.

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New series gives Tomica toy cars a Feudal makeover with samurai-inspired designs

Takara Tomy will introduce several neat new models in their spectacularly popular Tomica toy car line later this month, each based on Feudal-Era warriors and generals.

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Step back in time with Japanese-themed rooms at rare vintage love hotel in Osaka【Video】

Live out your fantasies of love-making in Japan’s bygone eras at this unusual love hotel in Osaka.

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“The Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel” reveals true extent of kendo’s influence on Star Wars movies

From the action scenes to the dialogue and spirit of the characters, this new short documentary hosted by Mark Hamill confirms the heavy influence of kendo on the entire Star Wars franchise.

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Sorry, ladies: Yokohama’s got all-new “Japan”-themed capsule hotel rooms just for men

Gentlemen, let loose your inner samurai when you stay in these latest “wa-kapu” Japan-themed capsule rooms at the Business Inn New City in Yokohama City.

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Our male reporter transforms into a beautiful Japanese courtesan at Tokyo photo studio

If you want to become a geisha, maiko, samurai or courtesan, gender is no barrier at this Asakusa photo studio.

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We visit the awesome new Samurai Museum in Shinjuku【Photos】

Experience the samurai spirit first-hand with original swords and armour at the recently opened Samurai Museum.

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Samurai hoodies are a bushido blend of old-school style and modern fashion 【Photos】

When you think about it, a topknot hairstyle really would have you wanting some way to keep your head warm in winter.

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Need a set of samurai armor for your cat or dog? This pet supply shop can help 【Photos】

Turn your adorable pet into a noble warrior…who’s still adorable!

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Ninja will murder you if you use your smartphone while walking, Japanese safety video warns

Because ninja always strike when you least expect them too.

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Japanese fashion company brings modern-day samurai look to your legs with hakama chino pants

Samurai style advances below the belt.

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Japanese fashion company’s modernized haori half coats will keep you warm and samurai chic

Love samurai-inspired fashion but hate the cold? Then you might want to add these warm Japanese-style half coats to your wardrobe this winter.

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