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Hikari - 1.5bu Hand-stitched Deerskin Kendo Bogu Set

Hikari - 1.5bu Hand-stitched Deerskin Kendo Bogu Set

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"HIKARI" model hand-stitched Kendo Bogu is a high quality model made with #11,000 Indigo-dyed cotton with 1.5bu hand-stitch, featuring high quality indigo-dyed deerskin reinforcement and elegant decorations. This Bogu is perfect for intermediate or advanced Kendoka who wants a hand-stitch Bogu but don't want to wait for it. The Bogu great for Shiai, but can also be used for regular Keiko.

This Bogu set is the only hand-stitched model that we have in-stock, meaning that you won't have to wait 3 months for it, but usually we will be able to ship your Bogu within a week! Please note though that if a certain size is not in-stock it might take up to 2 months to prepare, so feel free to provide us with your measurements and ask us about the current stock status before placing your order!

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Our Price: $2,045.35
Sale Price: $1,545.35
You save $500.00!

Availability: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Weeks
Product Code: SET701

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The Hikari is a rare tezashi bogu that is available in-stock meaning you do not have to wait months to get your hands on it. These aren't just run of the mill bogu though, each set has been hand made and will be adjusted to your sizes by experienced craftsmen before being shipped. A joy to wear and use because of its incredible fit and fantastic protection it has also been optimised for ease of movement.

It is stitched to 1.5bu to provide an elegant and dignified futon that provides excellent protection. It is finished with genuine indigo dyed deerskin giving it a luxurious appearance and excellent durability.

Without compromising the important protection of the Menbuton at the top, we have used 1.2bu Nanamezashi hand-stitching for the Mendare to make it lighter and by also making it shorter, the stress of the shoulders and arms are minimized. Also by using the Tozando IBB D-PRO Mengane, we can keep the Men as a whole light and ideally balanced making the Men feel very light to wear and move around in.

To make it easier to hold your Shinai, we have made the Kote with 1-line Namako and 2-line Kazari. We have also made Kote futon of the right-hand Kote 10% thicker to provide better protection.

The Do is a light and durable 50/60pc Yamato Do, the pieces vary depending on the size of the Do.

The Tare is decorated with high quality indigo-dyed leather that has been hand-stitched onto the Futon and features Gunomezashi stitching.

Bogu Features

- 1.5bu hand-stitched Bushu Indigo-dyed #11,000 Cotton Men Futon
- Deluxe Indigo-dyed Deerskin Heri/Fuchikawa and Kawakazari
- 1.2bu hand-stitched Naname-zashi on Mendare
- 21cm short Mendare for easier movement
- Genuine Kurozan leather Mimikawa
- Durable Titanium Mengane
- Indigo-dyed Deerskin Ago with 5-line braid decoration and Noukon (dark navy) Gobanzashi Shokko

- 1.5bu hand-stitched Bushu Indigo-dyed #11,000 Cotton Kote Futon
- 10% thicker padding on the hit zone of the right Kote
- Deluxe Indigo-dyed Deerskin reinforcement
- Flexible wrist
- Supreme quality smoked Kotou Deerskin Palms
- 1-line Namako with 2-line Kazari

- 50pc/60pc Black Yamato Do base
- Deluxe quality Kurozan leather Mune
- Onigumo Kazari on Mune with Noukon Gobanzashi Shokko

- 1.5bu hand-stitched Bushu Indigo-dyed #11,000 Cotton Tare Futon
- Deluxe Indigo-dyed Deerskin reinforcement
- 6-line braid decoration on Tare
- Gunomezashi stitching on Tare panels

Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Hikari 1.5 Bu Tezashi (Jisengata style) March 4, 2020
Reviewer: Enrique Ortiz from Ercolano (Naples), Italy  
The Hikari 1.5 Bu Tezashi (Jisengata style) is a true work of art, the first feeling I have had when I received it is to thank the artisans who have worked in the manufacture of their work and in the responsibility of doing Always the best possible kendo to honor your work. It is a sober, simple and elegant Bogu.

The Men is fantastic, with the short mendare and with 1.2Bu nanamezashi, it is really comfortable and light, the menbuchi fits perfectly. Besides being very elegant and sober in its design, the Noukon in Gobanzashi Shokko style is fantastic

The Tare is a true work of art, with the stitched Gunomezashi stitching panels and the 6 lines (6-line braid decoration) make it very honorable.

The Kote fits perfectly, gives great protection and allows the grip of the shinai naturally, the decoration with 1-line Namako with 2-line Kazari is sober and elegant.

The embrodery in deer skin of all the pieces of the bogu is delicate.

Thanks  the entire Tozando team

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5 of 5 Very nice all purpose bogu June 5, 2019
Reviewer: Vlad from SAINT-DENIS, Reunion Island  
Excellent support and advices from the Tozando team. Buying my first own bogu has been a pleasant experience thanks to them (and my sensei of course :) , and practicing with it even more.
The Bogu is as expected, quite plain with nice details, protective enough while being rather light and comfortable. That’s a big improvement compared to my previous bogu , and of course after training I feel a little  like a smurf with that smoky ...  (smoked deerskin Kote Palm)  :)
I hope it will be a reliable partner for many years

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