Spider-Man as a Samurai

[Image: Tamashii | Japaaan]
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This works way better than I thought it would.

Via Japaaan, Bandai is releasing a samurai version of your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man. Previously, Bandai did the same for Darth Vader, Boba Fett, and a Sandtrooper.

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[Image: Tamashii]
[Image: Tamashii]
[Image: Tamashii]

Very cool how Spider-Man’s web motif is incorporated into the samurai armor.

[Image: Tamashii]
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The samurai Spidey will be out this August in Japan, priced at 9,504 yen (US$89).

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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.