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Experience of Samurai and Samurai license of Samurai Armor Photo Studio

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    Please go up Dogenzaka from Shibuya Station.
    Samurai Armor Photo Studio has unique samurai experience.
    After you enter our shop, you look seven samurai armor.
    And you choose favorite one from various colors and styles inspired by some of Japan's famous samurai.
    You put kosode and hakama (underlay) on with 'Kitsukeshi' who is our shop's manager before donning the heavy armor and helmet.
    While you put on the outfit, learn the history of the tradition and some local stories about samurai by 'Kitsukeshi' who talk you about japanese armor and sengoku history.
    After you put on armor, pose with a sword or spear for your professional photographer.
    The photographer take about 150 photos for you.
    While you are taken photos by photographer, you pose and shout and become real samurai.
    Photography time is one hour.
    After photography, we make a samurai license for you.
    The samurai license has samurai photo of yours and Samurai Armor Photo Studio's orijinal family coat of arms.
    And we hand you the samurai license and Samurai armor Photo Studio original T-shirt and SD card of image data to you.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is a very delayed review of my experience at the Samurai Armor Photo Studio - I did this last November. This experience was 100% worth the trip and money - I would do this again in a heartbeat next time I am in Tokyo.More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank Adam B
    samuraiarmorPS, マネージャー at Samurai Armor Photo Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you for a visit! long time no see! I remember! I remember you are a great physique!!!!!!!!!! It was wonderful samurai spirit! You can feel the history of the samurai!! Thank you for being interested in the history of the Japanese samurai. Thank you...More

    Reviewed 20 June 2019

    The staff were very friendly and helpful as well as very educated on Samurai armor. Wearing and taking pictures with the armor was very enjoyable. スタッフはとてもフレンドリーで親切で、サムライの鎧についてもとても教育を受けていました。 装甲を着て写真を撮るのはとても楽しかったです。More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Rick C
    samuraiarmorPS, マネージャー at Samurai Armor Photo Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2019

    Thank you for a visit! A really good photograph came out! Let's wear samurai armor with your brother next time! I think that surely the photograph of two people is cool fantastically. You really looked good with armor! Thank you so much. See you again!...More

    Reviewed 9 June 2019 via mobile

    Takemura San and friends are so friendly and very high motivation to making this photoshoot profesionally done!. He conductes his team from start untill the end photo shoot. They lead us how to perform infront of the camera like a real samurai!. At the end,...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank SSRAZALI
    samuraiarmorPS, マネージャー at Samurai Armor Photo Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2019

    Thank you for a visit! A really splendid family photograph came out! You were really like the Japanese samurai! Your son is really big!! Of your son is promising!!!!!!! I was able to take a really wonderful picture!! Thank you for coming to Japan! Thank...More

    Reviewed 4 June 2019

    Shimpei-san and his photographer were both very welcoming hosts and so full of energy it was infectious! All the armours looked amazing and I decided upon the one of the "unknown warrior" since I felt it best suited a wanderer like me. They helped me...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank KiwiHermit
    samuraiarmorPS, マネージャー at Samurai Armor Photo Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2019

    Thank you for a visit! You were a really strong samurai! It was like the samurai whom there was really 400 years ago!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It was wonderful samurai spirit! Thank you for being interested in the history of the Japanese samurai. Thank you so much. See...More

    Reviewed 24 May 2019 via mobile

    It was a really great experience. Staff was super nice. The go out of their way to give you a great time. The armor is heavy but looks really cool. If you are into samurai or cool photos, then do this. It's well worth the...More

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    samuraiarmorPS, マネージャー at Samurai Armor Photo Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2019

    Thank you for a visit! Thank you for coming to Japan! You were a really great model!!!!!!!!!!!!The size was perfect! A really good photograph came out! I am happy if you look at this picture and remember Japan! Thank you so much. See you again!...More

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