When Danny was sixteen, he started collecting Japanese swords. But after he saw The Last Samurai as an adult, he knew swords weren& enough. He wanted his own suit of samurai armor. So, he spent two years of his life making one.
Samurai wearing armor and holding a naginata, photographed by T. Enami under the skylights of his Yokohama studio about 120 years ago in old Meiji-era Japan. Nobukuni Enami 江南 信國 was the real name of Yokohama photographer T.
Okita Sōji (沖田総司 1842 or 1844 – July was the captain of the first unit of the Shinsengumi, a special police force in Kyoto during the late shogunate period. He was one of the best swordsmen of the Shinsengumi.