We have a full line of functional Oriental swords of all types such as katanas, ninja swords, samurai swords, tai chi swords, tantos, wakizashis, and zatoichis and shirasayas. All our oriental swords are made by top manufacturers CAS Iberia, Paul Chen, Windlass and Cold Steel. Samurai Swords and Katanas, are looked upon as one of the most beautiful and intricate bladed instruments. The Japanese katana is the sharpest sword in the world. We carry a wide range oriental swords in varying degrees of decoration and functionality to satisfy the needs of both the martial artist and the collector. We only carry the best oriental swords on the market and are well worth the money.
Decorative Oriental Swords (69)
Oriental swords possess many unique looks that set them apart from Western blades, making them a great choice for collectors. We carry a fine selection of Decorative Oriental Swords in a range of different styles, including decorative katana, decorative wakizashi, decorative ninjato, decorative Dao, and more. These decorative samurai swords and ninja swords look stunning when posed in a display case, set on a display stand, or showcased with a wall hanger. Our selection includes a number of distinctive Chinese swords and Japanese swords with ornate detailing that makes them incredibly eye-catching. Certain of these non-functional swords come with sheaths, scabbards, and harnesses that allow them to be carried as props or costume accessories. Crafted from materials ranging from stainless steel to high carbon steel, these excellent Oriental weapons are sure to become the highlights of your collection.
Functional Katanas (129)
The katana is the word for sword in the Japanese language and is often called samurai sword. The katana is a curved, single-edged sword with a circular or squared guard, and long grip to accommodate two hands. The katana is associated and used by the samurai of Japan and is known for its extraordinary sharpness and cutting ability. We are proud to present our full line of functional oriental katanas from top manufactures around the world. Many of our katanas are great for collectors, re-enactors and enthusiasts because they are very authentic and great show pieces.
Functional Shirasayas (7)
Shirasaya swords are a real find because not many manufacturers make them. These are genuine Shirasaya swords from Hanwei that are fully functional and authentic. Shirasaya swords come with impressive natural wood scabbards and wood handles with hand forged and folded powder steel blades. The hardwood Shirasaya is solidly made to provide safe storage of the blade when not in use. Often referred to as a Cane Sword because this weapon was frequently chosen by Samurai because its sleek and simple appearance made it very easy to conceal.
Functional Tai Chi Swords (4)
The Tai Chi was the original sword of the Samurai. Tai Chi swords have become a symbol of status due to the beauty of their decorative sheaths and their elaborate ornamentation. We carry Tai Chi swords that are designed by world-renowned Chinese martial arts master Sifu Adam Hsu. We also have Tai Chi tassels and carrying case to give your sword that look and protection. Functionality, weight and balance are paramount considerations in Sifu Hsu's designs, while Hanweis quality and workmanship give the Tai Chi swords that graceful and pleasing appearance. The blades of the Tai Chi sword are crafted in high carbon spring steel and have a pronounced center ridge and distal taper, producing exactly the right degree of stiffness and a very audible hiss in the cutting stroke.
Functional Tantos (16)
The functional Japanese tanto is a Japanese dagger, strictly one with a guard and has all of the fittings used on swords. The Japanese tanto blade rarely exceeds 12 inches in length and usually accompanying a katana. The Japanese tanto is constantly carried and not being left at the door when paying a visit. The tanto is much more decorated and has unusual fittings than the larger swords. Japanese tantos were designed primarily as a stabbing instrument, but the edge can be used to slash as well. Japanese tantos were mostly carried by samurai, but commoners did not generally carry them. Women sometimes carried a small tanto called a kaiken in their obi for self defense. We have many fully functional Japanese tantos that are authentic in detailing and construction.
Functional Wakizashis (34)
The Japanese Wakizashi is the shorter of the two swords carried by the Japanese Samurai warrior. The blade of the Japanese Wakizashi is about eighteen inches, which is like the long sword but the fittings are often more elaborate. The Japanese wakizashi was normal carried and was taken into the house and laid on the floor by the owner, while the Japanese katana was left at the entrance of the home. The Japanese wakizashi was used as a supplementary arm in fighting and also for ceremonial suicide. We have listed all the fully functional Japanese wakizashis that we carry from top manufacturers around the world. These Wakizashi manufacturers include Cold Steel, CAS Iberia and Hanwei. Our Japanese katanas are highly detailed and constructed of the finest steel giving them strength and durability.
Functional Zatoichis (3)
The Zatoichi sword, immortalized by the legendary blind swordsman, is a full-length straight katana, disguised as a simple walking stick. Zatoichi is a fictional character featured in one of Japan's longest running series of films and a television series set in the Edo period. The great popularity of the character has been likened to that of James Bond in Western countries. We carry four exciting versions of the Zatoichi sword made by CAS Hanwei. These Zatoichi swords have a fully tempered carbon blade that is housed in a natural hardwood scabbard and handle combination.
Oriental Swords, Knives & Pole Weapons (52)
Oriental weapons possess many unique looks that stand out from their Western counterparts. We carry a wide assortment of Miscellaneous Oriental Swords and other functional Oriental weapons that are fantastic for collectors and weapons enthusiasts. These Oriental blades and weapons include a range of non-traditional swords, Oriental pole weapons, and samurai and ninja weapons such as naginata, kama, dadao, O Dachi swords, shuriken, sai, yari, Chinese broadswords, jie dao, and more. Fans of Japanese and Chinese weapon designs are sure to find pieces of interest in this category. These samurai swords, monk weapons, and ninja dueling blades make fun interest pieces to show off to friends and family. Our martial arts competition swords and other Oriental weapons also work as functional tools for those interested in learning how to wield them. Take a moment to browse, and you can find a range of items to pique your interest.