The Inspiration of the Samurai

What exactly is a Samurai?

Now, there’s actually several ways to answer this question. It could be a description of a historical caste of old time-y Japanese warriors. Or perhaps we are talking about the “Samurai” archetype we see in movies, animation, comic books and many other popular cultures. These characters more often than not draw inspiration from historical and cultural classics.

Let’s take a look through the lens of several artists interpretations of what a “Samurai” is.

(Apparently, tons of artists associate Crabs with Samurai. Food for thought.)

About the Author Arthur De Martino

The google wearing super hero know as "Wasp Eye Lad" has a secret identity: Arthur De Martino, a quiet Brazilian man who loves Digital Art a bit too much.

The Inspiration of the Samurai
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