Become a Samurai in Tokyo for a day!

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Important Information

Please note that only Japanese sized armors are available.
We offer this experience to those who are 140 cm to 180 cm of height.
Overweighted people may not be able to fit in.
This experience is not an introductory course for Japnaese fighting culture and is meant for people who want to take pictures in an armor.
People who want to know about our traditions should take a samurai experience and armor donning is offered at an extra charge of 2000 yen.

This is offered to a party of TWO or THREE, only.

Sun: 10am 1:15pm 4pm 7pm
Mon: 10am 1:15pm 4pm 7pm
Tue: 10am 1:15pm 4pm
Wed: 10am 1:15pm 4pm
Thu: 10am 1:15pm 4pm
Fri: 10am 1:15pm 4pm
Sat: 3:30pm, 6pm (the 2nd and 4th Saturday

If you want to have an experience before 10:00am or after 20:00pm, there's an additional charge of 5000 yen.

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  • English (Fluent)

My name is Shibata Vanessa. I'm the head of a ninja-samurai clan named Musashi Ichizoku. If you study a bit of the Japanese history, you'll come across a name "Shibata Katsuie" , my ancestor who fought the Battle of Shizugatake in 1583.

Our ancestors worked for Tokugawa Shogunate Government for 265 years, and we have kept our traditions to this date.
I started a ninja tour to offer international visitors, especially families, a chance to see something authentic and interesting at the same time, in addition to introducing our legacy to the general public in Japan and to giving my young shinobi friends some chances to share their arts and thoughts.
My dojo (training place) is located near a JR station.
At our dojo in Tokyo, you'll see nimpo taijutsu based on my samurai-ninja weapon-smith family legacy of 420 years. We'll show you the very basics skills of a ninja, which are perhaps enough for the general public who want to get a glimpse of our legacy. Coming here, you will find that there are still shinobis in the world today.
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