What is Yugi of Samurai Armor?
"Yugi" is a long, cylindrical tool made of leather or bamboo that is used to carry arrows on the back. It corresponds to the "Tsubo Yanagui" used from the Heian period onwards, and was used for hunting and on the battlefield until around the middle of the Heian period. It was used in the Kofun period, and the arrowheads were stored with the tips facing upwards.
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