Encyclopedia of Japanese Arms & Equipment

by Kashiwa Shobo
$38.04 USD $38.04 USD


This is a book or magazine about tanks/AFVs and/or military modeling.

If you think you know all about the Samurai, you must read this book! This is a great reference book about the history of weapons and equipment used in Japan, when warriors ruled the land.

This book is one of the most comprehensive references about Japanese weapons.For example, the unique characters of many swords are described in detail in this book. You will be surprised to know just how many styles exist for Japanese swords. You too can be a scholar of Japanese swords, if you study everything in this book!Not only swords, but spears, bows, guns and other kinds of weapons are also described in detail.

As the title says, this book also covers miscellaneous things related to battle. You may be amused by the section describing how horses were evaluated in the Samurai era, or learning how to build headquarters for a Samurai army.

This is a must-have reference for historical figure builders whose main subject is Samurai figures. It could provide a considerable challenge to understand this book without comprehensive Japanese language ability, but the drawings and sketches are informative by themselves.

390 pages, hard cover.


Code: KSB12533
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Item Size/Weight: 22.0cm x 15.6cm x 3.0cm / 720g
Manufacturer: Kashiwa Shobo