The term Shinto was coined in the 6th century and greatly influenced the Samurai culture, using the characters Shen (divine being) and Tao (way).
The Shikami is a devil mask that expresses masculine rage in the Shinto belief.
The Kabuto is a traditional Samurai helmet with a series of plates down the back to protect the neck.
Kendo, meaning 'Way of the Sword', is a martial art based on traditional Japanese swordsmanship. The thick leather helmet has a metal grill to protect the face.