Not unto us, Lord, not unto us, but to Thy Name give glory
Doing my bit to display some Kafir Pride, covering the European and Asian sides of my heritage. The knight is from “Crusader“, by Paul Raymond Gregory — commissioned as cover art for the 1983 Saxon album of the same name. The kanji characters on the right read as juujigun — meaning crusade or crusader. The literal translation of the characters is “Army of the Cross”.
And appropriately enough here are some tunes by NWOBHM stalwart Saxon, celebrating the more muscular aspects of English and Japanese culture.