Tokyo Airport Fights Jetlag with Armor

Tokyo’s Narita International Airport is finding unique ways for passengers to kill time between flights: How about trying on some Japanese body armor or a handmade kimono? Attendants will dress you and take your picture, all for free. All we can say is: Where’s the runway?

Photo: Modeling Japanese body armor and kimono

Jetlagged IT staffer Emily Haile dons a kimono and warrior hat on a layover between Bangkok and D.C.

Photo: Japanese body armor

…another weary traveler in full warrior regalia — love the socks!


  1. Daisaku
    Bel Air, MD, USA
    September 4, 2013, 3:34 pm

    Answer to question by “bodyarmor”: The article states: “Attendants will dress you and take your picture, all for free.”

  2. bodyarmor
    February 12, 2009, 9:53 pm

    haha. The warrior gear is out of control. Do you have to pay to wear them?