XM STUDIOS BATMAN SHUGO SAMURAI SERIES EXCLUSIVE VERSION B 1/4 XM900012OSGB
A progression from Samurai, he has now risen to take on the title of ‘Shugo’. Translated as "(military) governor" or “protector”, Shugo is a title given to officials in feudal Japan who ruled over territories throughout the country. Decked in an upgraded armour designed for protection, Batman Shugo stands on top of the Bat-signal, one leg forward, ready to take on the source of the distress signal.
The design and decoration of the Bat-signal draws inspiration from Japanese Ceremonial drum - Taiko. The Taiko has various functions throughout Japan’s history and was also used as a means of military communication in Feudal Japan.
Ver. B includes the all favourite rage mode switch-out set and features a matched dual sword set known as Daishō. Daishō includes a Katana (a sword more than 60cm in length) and a Wakizashi (a blade that is 30 to 59cm in length). Daishō are worn by the Samurai class as a symbol of their rank.