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Onna-bugeisha was a female warrior belonging to the Japanese nobility. Many women engaged in battle, commonly alongside Samurai men. They were members of the Bushi (Samurai) class in feudal Japan and were trained in the use of weapons to protect their household, family, and honour in times of war.

Onna-Bugeisha: Female Samurai Warriors of Feudal Japan, 1800s

Onna-bugeisha was a female warrior belonging to the Japanese nobility. Many women engaged in battle, commonly alongside Samurai men. They were members of the Bushi (Samurai) class in feudal Japan and were trained in the use of weapons to protect their household, family, and honour in times of war.

Kendo (剣道 kendō?), meaning "Way of The Sword", is a modern Japanese martial art of sword-fighting descended from traditional swordsmanship (kenjutsu) which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan. Swordsmen in Japan established schools of kenjutsu (the ancestor of kendo) which continued for centuries and which form the basis of kendo practice today.

End of the Samurai: Stunning portraits of Japan’s warrior class captures men at the height of their power before 19th century demise

Kendo (剣道 kendō?), meaning "Way of The Sword", is a modern Japanese martial art of sword-fighting descended from traditional swordsmanship (kenjutsu) which originated with the samurai class of feudal Japan. Swordsmen in Japan established schools of kenjutsu (the ancestor of kendo) which continued for centuries and which form the basis of kendo practice today.

vintage everyday: Woman Samurai Warrior – 12 Rare Vintage Photos of Japanese Ladies with Their Katana Swords

vintage everyday: Woman Samurai Warrior – 12 Rare Vintage Photos of Japanese Ladies with Their Katana Swords

Samurai wearing hachi-gane (forehead protectors), the men on the right and left are wearing kusari katabira (chain armor jackets) and holding naginata.

Samurai wearing hachi-gane (forehead protectors), the men on the right and left are wearing kusari katabira (chain armor jackets) and holding naginata.

Japanese warrior in armor.

Japanese warrior in armor.

mariagilbertsartblog: ‎’Japanese Warrior Kashiwade no Hanoshi Kills a Tiger in Korea’ (1830–32) UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI.

mariagilbertsartblog: ‎’Japanese Warrior Kashiwade no Hanoshi Kills a Tiger in Korea’ (1830–32) UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI.

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