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.
Yoroi doshi (armor piercing) tanto in aikuchi mount by Soshu Masahiro, possibly the first generation Masahiro who worked circa 1455 and is rated Chujosako in Fujishiro. The nagasa (cutting edge) measures width at machi is and thickness on mune is