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Brave warrior, the only thing that can defeat you now are sharp pointy things like pencils. And rough-housing. And sitting on the sofa funny. And rain.

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But behold, here is genuine made-in-Japan cardboard samurai armor. The dark armor is patterned after Date Masamune’s, while the red is designed after Sanada Yukimura’s armor.

[Images: Rakuten]

According to IT Media, each adult-sized set is priced at 2,980 yen (US$27), which might be cheap or expensive, depending on what you think about buying cardboard cosplay.

I think this is pretty cool.

[Images: Centertail]

These outfits go on sale this month in Japan, joining kiddy versions that launched late last fall.

[Images: Centertail]

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