The absence of a national standing army forced landowners to rely on hired foot soldiers known as as ashigaru. This set of ashigaru features a banner-bearer, a musician, and a sergeant for your bowmen.
As the highest ranked soldier in an ashigaru unit, the kashira would be placed in command of that unit by his daimyo?.
This pack contains one miniature.
Supplied unpainted and may require assembly. Spears (if applicable) and 25mm MDF round bases supplied.
Commonly known as Benkei, Saito Musashibo Benkei was variously a warrior monk (or sohei), a mountain ascetic, and a rogue warrior. His exploits — performed in service of the famous warrior Minamoto Yoshitsune — made Benkei a celebrated figure in Japanese history and popular culture.
Female warriors of Japanese nobility, the onna-bugeisha were members of the bushi (samurai) class in feudal Japan. They were proficient in the use of weapons and relied upon to protect their household, family and honour in times of war.