June 21, 2011

Japanese customers suit up for samurai themed weddings

“ the latest trend in nuptial fashion (in Japan) : Helmeted grooms stepping out in full samurai armor, ready to take a sword to the wedding cake. ..Fittingly, the phenomenon springs from Kagoshima Prefecture in the Kyushu island region. Long known for its warring clans, strong sake and Japan's macho men, Kagoshima Prefecture is also home to Marutake Industry Co., a company which replicates historical armor. “


Source: Japan's wedding-day warriors
BY LOUIS TEMPLADO, STAFF WRITER
2010/03/05
http://www.asahi.com/english/TKY201003040336.html

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