A helmet used by warriors on the front lines. Part of a traditional set known as Tosei-gusoku. Made of steel but relatively lightweight and is highly protective. The distinctive "shikoro" plates hanging from the edge protect the wearer's neck.
A breastplate used by warriors on the front lines. Protects the upper body, but leaves the shoulders and arms exposed to save on weight and make it easier to move in.
Arm protectors used by warriors on the front lines. Made from multiple connected iron plates, designed to protect the wearer's arms and backs of hands. Fingers are left exposed to make it easier to handle swords or bows.
Waist and thigh protectors used by warriors on the front lines. These protectors are also known as Hakidate. They consist of multiple iron plates stitched together to follow the curves of the wearer's body as they move.