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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.


Hand Forged Dragon Katana

Hand Forged Dragon Katana

This katana is forged for the beginner in a classic dragon samurai theme. The samurai warrior is depicted on the cast me....
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Price: $174.99 USD

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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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: $61.99 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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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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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 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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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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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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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: $189.99 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: $914.99 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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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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Oda Nobunaga Helmet
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Oda Nobunaga Helmet

By: Paul Chen - Hanwei

The Oda Nobunaga kabuto & mempo are superbly constructed, beautifully detailed and a great value.

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Price: $439.99 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: $333.99 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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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...

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Price: $527.99 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: $544.99 USD

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