A beautifully silvered and gilt Tosei Gusoku, Japan, 19th century, housed at the Álava Arms Museum.
Helmet shaped like an ebōshi. Japan, Edo Period, 1600s [869×1050]
Throne of Blood (Akira Kurosawa, 1956)
“Tomoe Gozen” (1890), Adachi Ginko (active 1874-1897)
Tomoe Gozen fought during the Genpei war between 1181-1184. Serving under Minamoto no Yoshinaka, she was one of his most trusted commanders. She was said to have superb skill with the bow as well as the sword.
Throne of Blood (蜘蛛巣城 Kumonosu-jō, “Spider Web Castle”)
Die Sieben Samurai