Ancient Secrets the Samurai Don’t Want You to Know
2. You would not expect to find a female Samurai. While it is a masculine term, the Samurai, also, has female warriors who underwent a similar training in strategy and martial arts as the male. The female Samurai were called “Onna-Bugeisha” and were equally lethal in combat just like their male counterparts. Their weapon was naginata – a versatile spear with a sword-like blade.