VAGABOND is the epic graphic novel series created by Takehiko Inoue, following the life and journey of a legendary swordsman Musashi Miyamoto, as he makes his way in Edo Japan as the age of the sword comes to an end.
This collectible piece captures the atmosohere of the character true to its nature, from the warrior's determined stance and expression to the way the kimono falls around the body.
Musashi Miyamoto, born Takezou Shinmen, grew to be a large man of great
power. But with that power came an agression difficult to control.
As a youth Takezou always found himself at war with the others around him, causing him to be alone. Despite his violent tendencies however Takezou also held a great tenderness within, capable of seeing and understanding many things about life, if only he could keep his agression in check.
At the age of 17 Takezou was caught by the local authorities and sentenced to death for his crimes. However, under the guidance of a priest, Takezou learnt how to channel this aggression into something else.
From that time on Takezou forever changed his name to Musashi Miyamoto, a name that would become famous, and began his journey down the path of the warrior, living his life by the sword, determined to be the greatest swordsman in Japan.