Japan Fine Art by Kensin- SANADA YUKIMURA 1/4 scale
*Size: W29cm x D39cm x H36.5 cm (including the base)
* Weight: 11000g
Materials: *Materials: Polystone, special polystone used for the high quality, string, metal, etc.
Copyright credit ©Kensin
This is historical figure of Sanada Yukimura, a brave and strong warrior of the Sengoku Era. He was popular as the leading commander in the Summer Campaign, Siege of Osaka. This was the defending side in battle, and he emerged as a truly formidable warrior.
His armor during the battle displayed a famous red theme. It was a unique shade in the Akazonae – the military group linked to him. To acquire the perfect red finish, skilled craftsmen used their advanced painting skills. They used a variety of textures and colors to bring life to Sanadas replica.
The Requisites of Production
The production of this replica is more advanced than creating a 2-Dimensional figure. It also requires more skill when crafting the product. Plus, more work is necessary to ensure precise assembly, finish, and painting. Great techniques and enough time are also vital in creating the perfect replica of Sanada.
Aside from skill, expertise, and quality materials, thorough historical research is also vital. It is necessary for crafting and producing the figure, as well as the accurate armor of Sanada. With all the skill and quality used to create the figure, the final result is a work of art that is rare and of high value.
Producing the replica requires adequate time and great expertise from the craftsmen of Kensin© since production takes over 40 hours. The measurements of the figure is 29 x 39 x 36.5 centimeters (W x D x H) including the base. It weighs a total of 11,000 grams.
There is a limit of 50 replicas only, which is why purchasing the product in haste is a must. Other items included in the package is the namestand, and the package box can also be used for storing the item.
Materials used for the figurine is polystone, string, metal, as well as special polystone to give it a quality feel.
Historically Accurate Research
Hiromichi Miura was commissioned to aid in the creation of this historical figure. He is the advisor to The Association for Research & Preservation of Japanese Helmets & Armor. Miura helped by researching for details about the armor used by Yukimura in the past. With his help, Kensin© was able to produce a historically-accurate polystone figure of this warlord.
The replica of Sanada Yukimura displays the commander in his elaborate Kacchu. This is his armor and helmet.
He was fierce in battle, but Kensin© crafted this piece as Sanada in a calm and resting pose after a battle. It was depicted as a scene wherein he experienced fatigue and exhaustion in battle. This is also where he experienced his final moments in silence.
The Sengoku Warrior – Sanada Yukimura
Sanada Yukimura was a warrior known to be the best and strongest in the Sengoku period. He was able to defeat Tokugawa’s contingent in Osaka castle. Not only that, he was also able to improve his reputation among warlords of that time.
During the Summer Siege of Osaka Castle, he setup his army in a spot in Chasu Yama. Here, he attacked Tokugawa without fear of his own death. Yet after the fierce battle, he ended up badly wounded and exhausted then killed by the Echizen army. It was in Yasui Jinjya which was close to Chasu Yama.
Tales of his courage and valor during the battle is still told in this day and age. These are creatively seen in novels, shows, films, and even comic books.