Playmates 1989 – Usagi Yojimbo

The Samurai Hare with a Knife

Weapons: Naginata (Curved Spear), Katana (Long Sword), Wakizashi (Short Sword), Tanto (Dagger), Fist Dagger, Samurai Armor
Height: 5′ 6″ with ears fully extended
Weight: 125 lbs.; with carrot and armor
Favorite Holiday: Easter

Hundreds of years before sewers were even evented, Usagi Yojimbo (Rabbit Bodyguard), a skilled but masterless Samurai, wandered ancient legendary Japan. In a freakish burst of reception through Donatello’s trans-dimensional portal, this medieval hare wound up thrashing his way through the Turtles’ lair, kicking shell and more or less proving a few points with his Katana. Splinter recognized the ronin’s skills at once as Usagi repeatedly put the Turtles on the cutting edge. Trapped in Turtle-time, Usagi Yojimbo quickly became a trusted and honorable ally in the ongoing pursuit of pizza and a Shredder-less world.

image provided by Vaughn Michael

©1989 Playmates Toys

Master Splinter

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