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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.


Black Dragon Katana
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Black Dragon Katana

War played a central part in the history of Japan.

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Price: $69.99 USD

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Marbled Samurai Sword Set
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Marbled Samurai Sword Set

War played a central part in the history of Japan.

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Price: $99.99 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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Hand Forged Dragon Katana
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Hand Forged Dragon Katana

This katana is forged for the beginner in a classic dragon samurai theme.

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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...

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Price: $333.99 USD

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Red Dragon Katana
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Red Dragon Katana

War played a central part in the history of Japan.

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Price: $69.99 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...

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Price: $1107.99 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: $571.99 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 Iaito Katana
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Practical Iaito Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Paul Chen Practical Katanas have always been at the forefront of providing economical yet functional swords to the m...

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Price: $351.99 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: $509.99 USD

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Bushido Katana  Folded Series
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Bushido Katana - Folded Series

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

Bushido, or Way of the Warrior, defines the code of conduct an honorable Samurai must follow and the Hanwei Bushido kata...

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Price: $1195.99 USD

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Practical Katana
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Practical Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Practical Katana gives the martial artist the opportunity to own and use a functional sword at the cost of an econom...

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Price: $333.99 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...

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Price: $607.99 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: $1283.99 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: $527.99 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: $1407.99 USD

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Musashi Katana
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Musashi Katana

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

Miyamoto Musashi, arguably the most famous swordmaster in Japanese history, was well above average height and Hanweis cl...

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Price: $914.99 USD

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18 Sai Set
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18" Sai Set

This Sai Set is 18" and comes in a 2 pc.

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Price: $44.99 USD

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Dragonfly Wakizashi
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Dragonfly Wakizashi

By: Cold Steel

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

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Price: $395.99 USD

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