Tag: Onna-bugeisha

Onna-bugeisha – the Japanese female warriors

As time passed, the influence of onna-bugeisha saw its way from paintings to politics Onna-bugeisha was a type of female warrior belonging to the Japanese nobility. Many women engaged in battle, commonly alongside samurai men. They were members of the bushi (samurai) class in feudal Japan. They were trained in the use of weapons to […]