I know what you're saying. Not another f&%$#g katana. All I can say is go and hold one in your hands. It doesn't even have to be a very good one. Just hold it and if you still don't get it, we have nothing worthwhile in common
Have you ever seen real samurai swords? They are reallly really cool and beautiful! Katana or nihonto (Japanese name of samurai sword), is known throughout the world for its beauty and sharpness. You can see the artistically decorated scabbard, and also the wave pattern of the blade called hamon, which are the characteristics of katana.
swords. Los orígenes de esta espada samurai se remontan unos 1300 años atrás. No solamente ha sido considerada una espada de alta calidad, de gran dureza y a su vez flexibilidad que permite ser forjada con esa característica forma curva, sino también dentro de su creación se tomó en cuenta el aspecto estético y que actualmente se puede dar una referencia a los cuchillos modernos hechos con acero y otros más ecologicos hechos con bambú.
Hi JapanLovers! Today’s かっこいい lesson is about the nihontō (Japanese swords, or literally, blades). (ﾉ≧∀≦)ﾉThis illustration show the different types of nihontō, and the basic parts of a handle, or tsuka. (We tried to be as simple and asbasic as possible~ >3<)Additional info:✧ Katana is now modernly used as the general term for Japanese swords.✧ Odachi (the big big sword!!) was commonly used in ceremonies, and not (or very seldom) in battle. Due to its huge size, it is worn stra...