Design Competition – Kendogu for Women: Results

デザイン公募「女性用剣道具」 結果発表 English The Design Competition’ Kendogu for Women’, launched on 15 February this year, received four entries. First, we would like to thank all the entrants from the bottom of our hearts. The editorial team was impressed by the well-thought-out concepts and the high quality of the drawings for each entry. We also feelContinue reading “Design Competition – Kendogu for Women: Results”

Design Competition – Kendogu for Women: Entries/Members Vote

応募作品・メンバー投票 Click on each entry image and you will be able to see all of the artwork and text in both English and Japanese. Please cast your vote by clicking the ‘Go to vote’ button at the bottom of this page – you will be taken to the member’s only page to vote. One voteContinue reading “Design Competition – Kendogu for Women: Entries/Members Vote”

Entry 02 – Protection and Empowerment

English Bogu is crucial to kendo practitioners as it provides protection to the vital parts of human body. Unfortunately as a female, I realised that the traditional kendo bogu did not address the difference between a male body and a female body. Males normally tie their Tare just above their hipbones as that is theContinue reading “Entry 02 – Protection and Empowerment”

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