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Yoroi · Japanese Armor Rental

The Japan Foundation New York has two Yoroi (Japanese Armor) sets that are available to loan, especially for cultural and educational events such as matsuri festivals!


  • In principle, the yoroi sets may only be loaned to a Japan-related nonprofit organization.
  • Loans are for up to 2 weeks.
  • Please submit the request to loan at least 2 weeks before the event date.
  • Rentals are free, but borrowers are responsible for shipping costs.
  • Please contact us at for more information about borrowing a yoroi set!


Watch this video to learn how to wear yoroi as well as how the armor was designed to protect the samurai in battle!


Yoroi in action