Arrowhead (Omodaka)

These family crests (In Japanese, KAMON) are called 'Omodaka-Mon' in JAPAN.


Butterfly-shaped arrowhead Crane-shaped arrowhead Top-view double arrowhead leaves with blossoms
Ennosuke Ichikawa (Omodakaya)

Arrowhead & water Choshu variant Arrowhead Standing
arrowhead
in rice cake
Nagato Arrowhead Shadowed
arrowhead
in circle
Standing
arrowhead
in circle


The arrowhead, a perpetual of the water plantain family, was alternatively called shogunso (victorious army grass). Because of this connotation, it was a pattern favored for the crests of samurai families. (From 'Family Crests of Japan' ICG Muse, Inc.2001)


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