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Japanese Swords, Sai, Armor, Weapons and more

The Japanese culture is heavily imbued with the sword (daisho). Early weapons included bows, arrows and swords. The early Samurai emphasized fighting with the bow and arrow. They used swords for close fighting and beheading their enemies. The Samurai slowly changed from fighting on horseback to fighting on foot. Legend says that the gifted sword maker Amakuni developed the classically styled Japanese sword. The Samurai wore the long sword (daito - katana), which was more than 24 inches, and the short sword (shoto - wakizashi) was between 12 and 24 inches. The Samurai's desire for tougher, sharper swords for battle gave rise to the curved blade we still have today. Miyamoto Musashi, Tsunemoto and Yamamoto are still regarded as kensai (sword saints) in Japanese folklore. In 1877 Emperor Meiji disbanded the Samurai.


Kobun Knife
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Kobun Knife

By: Cold Steel

The Kobun is a lightweight Tanto styled boot knife.

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Price: $48.99 USD

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Iga NinjaTo
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Iga Ninja-To

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The neighboring Kouga and Iga clans of feudal Japan were bitter enemies for centuries and their warring Ninja families h...

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Price: $497.99 USD

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Practical Plus Tanto
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Practical Plus Tanto

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Practical Plus Tanto gives the martial artist the opportunity to own and use a Hanwei tanto created for the very pop...

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Price: $233.99 USD

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Practical Ninja
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Practical Ninja

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Practical Shinobi Ninja-to, whose construction patterns closely that of the Practical Katana, is a wonderful additio...

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Price: $312.99 USD

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Orchid Katana
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Orchid Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Orchid Katana is as quick as it is beautiful with a relatively light blade of folded K120C and striking koshirae.

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Price: $1143.99 USD

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Lion Dog Katana
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Lion Dog Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Lion Dog Katana features an O-Kissaki blade of Hanwei's own high-alloy HWS-1S steel, which combines superior perform...

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Price: $1231.99 USD

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Ronin Katana
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Ronin Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Story of the 47 Ronin is one of the most celebrated and influential tales of the Samurai from the Edo period.

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Price: $1319.99 USD

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Oni Katana  L6Bainite
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Oni Katana - L6/Bainite

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Oni are mythical creatures from Japanese folklore similar to western demons or trolls.

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Price: $1583.99 USD

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Practical Plus Katana Performance Series
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Practical Plus Katana Performance Series

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Practical Plus Performance Series Katana provide a very economical cutting sword as well as being very dependable, b...

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Price: $466.99 USD

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Dadao Sword
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Dadao Sword

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

Long the traditional weapon of Chinas peasant armies, the Dadao, or big sword, was used with deadly effect as late as th...

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Price: $175.99 USD

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Golden Oriole Katana
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Golden Oriole Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

It has been said that in simplicity lies great beauty, an axiom stunningly validated by the Golden Oriole Katana and Wak...

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Price: $871.99 USD

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Dragonfly Katana
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Dragonfly Katana

By: Cold Steel

The classic Japanese battle sword in all its incarnations has been celebrated for centuries, not only for its elegant li...

Stock: Special Order

Price: $607.99 USD

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Bamboo Mat Katana
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Bamboo Mat Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

Hanwei's Bamboo Mat Katana features a chu-kissaki blade of Hanwei's own high-alloy HWS-2S steel, which combines impressi...

Stock: Out Of Stock

Price: $1055.99 USD

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Rattan Wrapped Japanese Yari
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Rattan Wrapped Japanese Yari

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Yari was an essential battlefield weapon of the Samurai in feudal Japan and took great skill to use and maneuver, du...

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Price: $541.99 USD

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Japanese Yari
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Japanese Yari

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Yari was an essential battlefield weapon of the Samurai in feudal Japan and took great skill to use and maneuver, du...

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Price: $488.99 USD

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Kouga NinjaTo
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Kouga Ninja-To

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The neighboring Kouga and Iga clans of feudal Japan were bitter enemies for centuries and their warring Ninja families h...

Stock: Out Of Stock

Price: $448.99 USD

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Praying Mantis Katana  L6Bainite
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Praying Mantis Katana - L6/Bainite

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Praying Mantis is a symbol of cunning and power in Japanese culture and is consequently a highly respected theme in ...

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Price: $1671.99 USD

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Black Japanese Sword Set
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Black Japanese Sword Set

This full size samurai sword set offers an exceptional value to add a Japanese flair to your homes decor.

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Price: $84.99 USD

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Damascus Hand Forged Katana
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Damascus Hand Forged Katana

This hand forged katana will be noticed in your collection.

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Price: $174.99 USD

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Practical Shinobi Ninjato
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Practical Shinobi Ninjato

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Practical Shinobi Ninjato, whose construction patterns closely that of the Practical Katana, is a wonderful addition...

Stock: Out Of Stock

Price: $312.99 USD

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