Tag Archives: Sengoku

Fun Link Friday: Extra History – Sengoku Jidai

I don’t know about you, but I am one of those people who first got interested in studying Japanese history and culture because, well, samurai and ninja and pirates, and cool battles and so on and so forth. But, before … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s Persian Surcoat

Something for the history scholars today: Toyotomi Hideyoshi’s jinbaori robe has been restored and will be on display in Kodaiji Sho Museum in Kyoto for a few weeks. The robe was made from a Persian tapestry from the Safavid dynasty … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Alex Mitchell’s Sengoku Avengers

As seen on The Mary Sue: Project: Rooftop, a superhero costume-redesign tribute site, featured artist Alex Mitchell’s redesign of the Avengers as heroes of the Sengoku/Warring States Period (15-16th c.) on today’s fun link. Mitchell explains, I was wanting to … Continue reading

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