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10 Great Gifts from Japan

These original gifts represent the rich cultural heritage of this country—and tend to go down well with overseas visitors, too!

Love Knows No Boundaries

Equal Wedding Japan offers traditional Japanese wedding ceremonies to all nationalities, genders, and sexual orientations in locations like on a Noh stage or in a samurai village.

Samurai-Inspired Toy Cars

If the shogun were around long enough to test drive modern cars, we're pretty sure they would be rolling up to their castles in one of these bad boys.

Knights vs. Samurai—in Real Life!

Ever wondered who would win in a fight of knights versus samurai? At the Japan Armored Battle League, you can finally find out!

Putting the AI in Samurai

Combining the modern with the traditional, a new robot emerges from the land of the rising sun.

Japan's Most Beautiful Armor Rests in Aomori

Kushihiki Hachiman-gu is a historical shrine in Hachinohe, Aomori, dating back to 1166. It's considered the most prestigious shrine built by the Nambu Clan, a samurai clan originating in northern Japan.

Smartphone Samurai Get Picked Off by Ninja

NTT Docomo's smartphone safety video warns that texting while walking may make you vulnerable to ambush.

Get 4 Famous Warriors in 'Gachapon' Form

Featuring four of the most famous samurai suits of armor, these 'gachapon' toys are a must for any avid samurai fans.

8 Floors for Period Pics

If you’ve ever wanted to turn back time and step into the clothes of a well-dressed geisha, a pipe-smoking courtesan or a sword-wielding samurai warrior, we’ve found the perfect place for you!

Fists of Absinthe Coming to TBS Digital

Absinthe, sneakers, swords, ninjas, and a whole lot of intentionally over-descriptive subtitles. Think Quentin Tarantino, minus the blood and F-bombs.

Incredible Samurai-Inspired Smartphone Case

Looking to have a truly one-of-a-kind smartphone case? Look no further than this handmade leather sheath, complete with a wooden casing and tatami padding!

The Dark Side Goes Old School

We can't imagine a better role for Darth Vader than that of a shogun with Stormtrooper samurai.

Dress Up Your Canine or Feline as a Samurai

Ditch the cutesy puppy or kitty sweaters and get your pet into something more noble—like a samurai costume!

Get Comfy in Hakama Pants

Whether you're lounging around at home or heading out for a night out on the town, these samurai-inspired pants are the perfect addition to your closet.

Samurai & Ninja Take Center Stage in Asakusa

Always wanted to train under the guidance of famed general Oda Nobunaga? Unless you have a time machine, this traveling performance group may be the next best thing!

Protect Your Drinks from Pub Ninjas

These bottle covers are actually faithful recreations of suits of armor worn by famous warriors in Japanese history.

Suit Up and Prepare for Battle!

You can't help but get into the samurai spirit after visiting the Samurai Museum in Shinjuku's Kabukicho district!

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