The Takeda Clan ruled from the Kai Province for 400 years (12th – 16th century), rising quickly to become one of the mightiest clans in all of Feudal Japan. Their clan motto was “Loyalty and Fraternity”, and they were known for their powerful cavalry charge. The distinctive hue of their armor earned them the nickname of “The Red Army”. They carried a Clan banner which stated “fu rin ka zan” (wind, forest, fire, mountain) which means “Swift as the Wind, Silent as the Forest, Intrusive as Fire, and Immovable as a Mountain” – strong, noble words for a strong, noble clan.
Your yoroi will be carefully articulated by our katchû-shi (Japanese armor smith) here at Iron Mountain Armory and incorporate all the elements of a suit of this period. The mon (clan crest), of Takeda Shingen clan is hand-painted onto the Do (or chest-plate) in a beautiful gold color.
Features: Kachi Class Takeda Clan (k41).
- Variation of paint, nylon odoshi colors and features.
- Full sized and fully functional.
The apprentice katchû-shi at Iron Mountain Armory handcraft this product at the time of your order. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for crafting of this item.
To see the class differences, please view Kachi Vs. Gashira.
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