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The Mysterious Japanese Sword
古伯耆 神秘の日本刀

The Mysterious Japanese Sword
The Mysterious Japanese Sword
The Mysterious Japanese Sword
Japanese swords have been held by the great military leaders of Japan. It was a symbol of power.
It is said that Japanese swords with beautiful curves were born in Hoki country (currently Tottori prefecture) during the Heian Period (794-1185). At the time, a swordsmith named "Yasutsuna" was said to have worked on many famous swords. Yasutsuna's swords have been loved by many rulers, including "Nobunaga Oda" who is one of the most famous warriors in the Warring States Period.

In this program, we explore the roots of "Yasutsuna" and introduce the appeals of Japanese swords, and also how Japanese swords refining technology is inherited in modern Japan. You will see why Japanese swords attract many people even today.

*** available in English subtitles
Production Year
2020/01
Duration
55min.
Episode
1 episode
Movie Quality
HD
International sales company
NIHONKAI TELECASTING CO., LTD.
Location Area
Chugoku