Crimson Guardian Oni Menpo

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High Quality Fibreglass

Crimson Guardian

 Oni Menpo

The legendary Oni of Japanese folklore are hugely varied in appearance's but are generally portrayed as terrifying, massive ogre / orc -like creatures with horns emerging from their heads, with sharp claws , huge teeth and wild hair.

 Sometimes worn along with their Hannya 般若 mask counterparts in Noh theatre, Kabuki performances and plays the Hannya & Oni mask were frequently used during the Japanese sengoku (warring states)period.

Seen also with its influence in Japanese Samurai armour by way of the Oni / Hannya becoming a design choice for many Menpo masks (face cheek armour) among Samurai warriors of the time.

Having a half-mask (Menpo) designed to strike fear into men on the battlefield would surely be advantageous in securing a victory and also a sign of strength & prestige for the individual , for Samurai Armour was not cheap.

In modern Japan the Hannya which was originally designed to represent a "jealous & malevolent female spirit " and the Oni Masks originally representing "Evil demons" or Oni possessive spirts are now mostly used for festivals and to "Guard" or protect against said spirits.

Much like Gargoyles in the west, their function is now more so as protective Guardians, both for the household/businesses and oneself .


Handmade & Skillfully Painted from Original Carvings

Full sized 

100% wearable

High Quality Fiberglass Construction Direct from the Artisan

(not cheap plastic imitation)

Size Details:

Width: 16.5cm 

Height: 12-13cm

Depth: 9-10cm

Fits nearly all adult head sizes.
Padding : A basic soft padding is lined on the inside of the mask for comfort.

Straps : Straps are attached & are adjustable to allow for better fitting to your face.
Material : Made from high quality fiberglass.

Masks take approx. 11-21 days shipping from crafting to your doorstep.

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 We are the ONLY exclusive Dealer of the Oni/Hannya Mask in Australia with permission given directly by the Artisan.

If you see these masks advertised elsewhere in Australia, they are fake cheap copies made in Chinese factories, please be aware.


5 Reviews

  • 5
    Crimson Guardian Oni Menpo

    Posted by Darren on 8th Aug 2022

    Excellent quality and value for money, rich colours make it stand out when incorporated with Yoroi

  • 5
    Chris’s on Guardian

    Posted by Jane & David Marrinez on 2nd Apr 2022

    Absolutely incredible, beautifully crafted.

  • 5
    Fabulous workmanship

    Posted by Ryan on 29th Sep 2020

    As good if not better than my expectations.
    Excellent customer service and delivery speed.
    I am very happy with this piece and look forward to my next purchase.

  • 5
    crimson guardian oni menpo

    Posted by Ben on 2nd Sep 2020

    awesome product. Came really fast, and looks exactly like picture. Great fit to my face, which isn't the thinnest face.

  • 5
    Excellent piece of wearable art

    Posted by ADRiVER on 5th Aug 2020

    Stay Safe... we NOT in this together.
    Oni protects me from self proclaimed authorities and their violent ways :)
    Travel public places in style and adhere to social idiocy :)