Onna-bugeisha was a type of female warrior belonging to the Japanese nobility.
Many women engaged in battle, commonly alongside samurai men. They were ...
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In ancient Japan, battle was typically reserved for male samurai. That all changed
when Takeko Nakano and her sister, Yuko, decided to fight for their clan's ...
Jun 28, 2013 ... While women weren't technically allowed to be samurai in feudal Japan, that didn
't stop Ran Tsukikage from grabbing a sword and wandering ...
Nov 8, 2012 ... Onna Bugeisha: In the earlier periods such as the Heian and Kamakura, there
were female members of the samurai class who became ...
Oct 8, 2014 ... They were mothers, sisters, daughters, and wives. But above all these women
were warriors. All across time, and all around the globe, they ...
Depiction of one of the earliest samurai women of Japan, the Empress Jingu,
who lead an invasion of Korea in the second century CE.
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Tomoe Gozen is one of the few examples of a female Samurai warrior. She is
believed to have fought in the Gempei wars at the end of the 12th century, ...
Aug 9, 2015 ... Quite the contrary, Japanese women of samurai class were expected to train in
the use of weapons and could even be jito, stewards that ...