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Over the years that have followed World War II, an obsession for Japanese martial arts and Japanese martial history has grown in the United States. One of the most important symbols of this martial history is the katana (the samurai...
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Katana are popularly conceived of as "the best" swords ever made. While they are certainly effective blades, much of their modern status over other sword types owes more to the entertainment industry than the realities of swordsmithing and combat. The...
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A Katana is a Japanese sword. The Katana was most notably used by the Samurai during the Japanese medieval period. I recently was fortunate enough to be a given a collection of Katanas. The swords have a long curved blade...
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Ten years ago, my father-in-law gave me a Japanese World War II sword. He had received it from a good friend who had fought at Okinawa during the war. He had brought it home as a war souvenir. For years,...
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Summertime and swordplay just seem to go together. Here are 5 samurai-themed films that I picked for their slashing swordfight action, not necessarily for particularly complex plotting. These are energetic entertainment from the classic era of the chambara* movie in...
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