What is mataemon?

Some articles on mataemon:

Ninja Resurrection - Plot - Hell's Spawn
... The samurai's discussed are Musashi Miyamoto, Mataemon Araki, Inshun Hosowei, Botaro Tamiya, Munenori Yagyu, and Jubei Yagyu ... example, Musashi disappeared in foggy mountains and Mataemon was poisoned by an unknown person ... Mataemon Araki, who is sitting nearby, comments on how Inshun likes doing that ...
Yagyū Shingan-ryū - Araki Mataemon
... Araki Mataemon (荒木 又右衛門, 1594–1634) is credited as the spiritual father of the Edo-line of Yagyū Shingan-ryū, later to become known as Yagyū Shingan-ryū Taijutsu ... Araki Mataemon was a practitioner of Yagyū Shinkage-ryū, under his mentor Yagyū Munenori ...
Araki Mataemon
... Araki Mataemon (荒木 又右衛門?, 1584 – October 5, 1637) was a Japanese samurai active in the early Edo period ... Araki Mataemon was the founder of the koryū martial art Yagyū Shingan-ryū, known sometimes as Yagyū Shingan-ryū Taijutsu ...
Yamada Shinryukan
... fought against the semi-famous swordsman, Araki Mataemon ... During their battle Mataemon lured Shinryukan into a bamboo grove ... not give Shinryukan room to swing the chain and entangle his opponent, and Mataemon seized the chance to cut him down ...