News

Masamune and Muramasa are credited as being the two best Japanese swordsmiths who ever lived.Their blades were so good that they were often described as having mystical properties...The greatest sword Masamune ever forged was called the Honjo Masamune...
Continue reading
Last year's Deadpool movie from Marvel was a resounding success. The movie showed that a comic book inspired film could prove to be popular despite having a 15 rating...In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at Deadpool’s Katana.
Continue reading
Gavin heard the arrows whizzing over his head from the archers in the rear and saw the line of horseman charging toward him.  He anchored his pike in the ground, one of thirty men whose job it was to hold the line. As the line of cavalry reached him, he felt the pike bend as it absorbed the weight of the horse driven onto it.  The horse’s rider jumped off and drew his weapon. Gavin quickly dropped the now-useless pike and drew his own sword…
Continue reading

Japanese swords are much more than tools of war: they are works of art.  Born of a time when quality steel was more precious than gold, Japanese swordsmiths created complex and exacting methods of forging swords in order to create masterpieces that belied the poor quality of the ore from from which they were created. These methods have been passed down through traditions while remaining essential unchanged for centuries.  One man Yoshihara Yoshindo is considered the greatest swordsmith alive today...

Continue reading