Gifu Cutlery Shop Gives Tourists A Lesson On Making Swords

Gifu cutlery shop gives tourists a lesson on making swords

SEKI, Gifu Prefecture—A cutlery shop is offering tourists from Japan and abroad real-life experience in forging weapons of war, a tradition that dates back centuries in this central Japan city.

A traditional Japanese-sword forging studio was completed earlier this year at Cutler Sanshu, which was founded 80 years ago.

Japanese Swords Carve Out Larger Fanbase

Japanese swords carve out larger fanbase

By Akihiro Takeda / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff WriterMore and more people are being drawn to the wonder of Japanese swords, with a sizable number actually wanting to hold one in their hands. What is it about Japanese swords that ensnares the hearts of people today? I love samurai TV dramas myself and took a look into the mystery.

At a dojo training center I visited, several men and women in hakama skirts were swinging mock Japanese swords through the air in complete silence. Only the sound of the blades parting the air could be heard.

Sony : Stories: The Path Of Destinies Has Treasure And Awesome Swords

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In case you accidentally missed our previous post, Stories: The Path of Destinies is an action-RPG, an enchanted storybook filled with madcap fantasy tales, each told by a zippy narrator attuned to the player’s choices and actions.

Late Actor Ken Takakura's Treasured Swords Donated To Town

Late actor Ken Takakura's treasured swords donated to townEight Japanese swords and other blades once cherished by legendary actor Ken Takakura, who died in November last year, have been donated to this town in central Japan by his adopted daughter.
Taka Oda, 51, handed the swords, daggers and related documents over to the town office during a recent visit, and they will be displayed at a museum in Sakaki through Sept. 27.

Sony : Soulcalibur: Lost Swords Out Today On Ps3

Sony : Soulcalibur: Lost Swords Out Today on PS3Hey gang. The endless story of souls and swords marches forward. Starting today, PS3 owners will be able to download our latest Soulcalibur title, Soulcalibur: Lost Swords, for free.
That’s right, I said free! Soulcalibur: Lost Swords takes everything you like about the series — the fast and fluid, weapon-based combat, the beautiful graphics, the customization options — and wraps it all up in a free-to-play game worthy of the Soulcalibur legacy.