II MUSEUM

KYOTO JAPAN

Specialized in Japanese 

arms and armors 

 

Please make a reservation before visiting

Email: kennin@sea.plala.or.jp

Tel: (+81) 075-525-3921

 
Naotora -2017 NHK TV drama series-

Naotora -2017 NHK TV drama series-

The only one female head of Ii family, Naotora, is an ancestor of the director of this museum. She was chosen for a main character of the next NHK history drama series in 2017.

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Contents

Special Collections
Discover precious collectons at our museum
Wear Armor!
Visit us and wear a Japanese armor

ABOUT DIRECTOR

Tatsuo Ii, the director of the Ii Museum, has been engaged in the study of Japanese armors and weapons for more than a half century. He has received well known prizes at competitions of literature and essays of Japanese armors, and has become one of the most important authorities in the field. He always has had a very strong enthusiasm in Japanese history and armors and still is committing to spread his knowledge to the world. Please check here for a part of his activities at the Association for the Research and Preservation of Japanese Helmets and Armor (Nihon Kacchu Bugu Kenkyo Hozonkai) and the Society for Preservation of Japanese Art Swords / The Japanese Sword Museum (Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai / Token Hakubutsukan)

 

The head of the Japanese Armor and Historical Research(Nihon Kacchu Shigaku Kenkyukai)
The head of the Armors and Weapons Examination Committee (Kacchu Bugu Shinsa Iin)
The 18th generation head of the Ii family of Yoita.

 
 

NEW BOOKS

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NOW ON SALE!!!! Apr/2018

HONMONONO II NAOTORA

HONTO NO HONTOU -1

​(Real Naotora Ii)

2,900JPY (exc tax)

​Size A5  152pp

COMING SOON!!!! May-June/2018

HONMONONO II NAOTORA

HONTO NO HONTOU -2

​(Real Naotora Ii)

2,900JPY (exc tax)

​Size A5  152pp

COMING SOON!!!! May/2018

NAOSUKE SHIKI
(A Story about Ii Naosuke)

10,080JPY(exc tax)​

SHIGAN
(A Historical Eye)

1,500 JPY (exc tax)

Size A5 207pp

SENGOKU KACCHU URABANASHI
(Secret stories behind armors)

1,800 JPY (exc tax)

288pp

CONTACT

II MUSEUM

OUR ADDRESS

Address: Komatsucho 564 Shijo kudaru 4 chome Hanamikoji Higashiyama-ku Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan

 

Email: kennin@sea.plala.or.jp

Tel: (+81) 075-525-3921

 

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