If you’re looking for a way to instill a sense of loyalty in your pet, we have the perfect solution.
Novelty retailer Pets In Style is making suits of armor inspired by the warriors of medieval Japan for your feline or canine friend.
The company which has also created samurai-themed bottle covers, armor for dolls, and samurai helmets has released a line of samurai armor for your pet to pledge their loyalty to you.
Samurai Age sells both ready-made armor for cats, smaller dogs, and children, but you’ll have to place a custom-made order for larger dogs.
The red armor inspired by the armor of famed 16th century samurai Sanada Yukimura will definitely give your pet that Kurosawa feel.
The armor, which is made out of foam and resin, comes in red, black, silver, or gold, and is priced between 14,040 yen ($128) to 16,416 yen ($148.79).
If you’re into samurai helmets, they’ll cost between 7,020 yen ($63.63) to 14,256 yen ($129).
It’s not the first time Japan has become obsessed with samurai pet armor wanko kacchu, or doggy armor, was first made available to rent from pet supply store Kandaya in 2015.