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Manufactured by Japan's only workshop capable of producing 100% MADE IN JAPAN Kendogu, we present the MUGEN series’ entry level model – TAKUMA. TAKUMA is reinforced using genuine Japanese ‘Aizome’ dyed Orizashi cotton, #8,800 grade cotton, and top-grade synthetic deerskin (shin leather), and features an extremely comfortable, and protective 10mm Nagazashi Futon.
Men : 1,295g
Kote : 450g
Do : 1,450g
Tare : 605g
Total approximate weight : 3,800g
Following diligent research, and after consulting Kendoka of all levels – from all over the world - our specialist product design team designed TAKUMA to be an affordable, yet comfortable and protective Bogu set, aimed not only at new Kendoka, but also at those on a limited budget, looking for a second set – particularly for experienced practitioners who often act a Motodachi. The wide 10mm Nagazashi stitching provides a thick, well cushioned Futon that is also extremely flexible.
The TAKUMA Men is completely made to order to your exact sizes, using high quality Shoai-zome cotton, and top-grade synthetic deerskin for the reinforcements. The design is simplistic overall, with traditional 'Bouzashi' straight stitching on the Mendare. The MUGEN Original Mengane is an originally designed Mengane, featuring an improved balance, giving improved lateral vision, and has reinforced Titanium bars in the strike zone. This gives the optimum balance of being lightweight, and also extremely strong. Further, the Mengane is coated with an original high-gloss coating, which strengthens the surface, preventing chips, cracks and dents. Finally the MUGEN Original Mengane is finished with matte grey on the inside, giving a cool and discreet outlook.
Utilizing our original 'Infinity Grip' technology, TAKUMA presents the culmination of generations of expertise in crafting premium Kendo equipment. The TAKUMA Kote are made, not only to your EXACT sizes and specifications, but they are made to – what we believe – to be the optimum design, allowing an unparalleled level of comfort, and ease of use. The cushioning provided by the 10mm stitching ensures that you get maximum protection, whilst retaining flexibility.
One area of TAKUMA where the extreme comfort offered by the flexible 10mm Nagazashi stitching becomes most appreciated is the Tare. Made using the same high grade Japanese Shoaizome cotton and synthetic deerskin reinforcements, the classic, understated design results in a Tare that utility and function above decoration.
MADE IN MIYAZAKI, JAPAN by The Kendogu Workshop of Japan Co., Ltd.
IMPORTANT – PLEASE BE AWARE THAT EACH SET OF MUGEN SERIES DELUXE KENDOGU IS MADE INDIVIDUALLY, FROM SCRATCH, FOR EACH ORDER. NO CORNERS ARE CUT IN PRODUCTION OF THE MUGEN SERIES, AND WE PRIDE OURSELVES ON THE QUALITY WE OFFER. THIS QUALITY REQUIRES TIME. PRODUCTION OF TAKUMA IS DEPENDANT ON THE WORKLOAD OF OUR CRAFTSMEN, AND THE AVAILABILITY OF THE REQUIRED MATERIALS, HOWEVER, IN GENERAL, PRODUCTION IS CURRENTLY ESTIMATED AT 10 to 12 WEEKS.
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* NB: Although we are perfectly able to craft almost any size, please note that we might have to ask you for extra fees and extra crafting time if your measurements are out of the Japanese standards, since it will require extra materials, special designs and extra work for our craftsmen.