NOTE: the following sites are in Japanese. Sites about swords, tsuba and commercial sites are represented. They require a Japanese language capable browser or a Kanji/Hiragana character converter such as NJWin otherwise you will only get garbled nonsense on your screen. Download NJWin from their web site.
DISCLAIMER: The sites linked below are provided solely as a convenience. The accuracy of the information contained on these sites has not been verified. Most sites try
to provide accurate information; however, translation difficulties and various levels of knowledge by the
writers play a significant role in the accuracy of the information contained on these sites. This is true
for all sites on the Internet - in all subject areas.
Token Sibata a respected firm that sells swords, tsuba, kodogu and books.
Kurashiki Japanese Art Sword Museum - pretty much the name says it all.
Tsuruginoya.com - Myoga-san offers Nihonto, tsuba and kodogu for sale.
Japan Sword Co, Ltd - sells fine swords, fittings, tsuba and other Nihonto related items.
Nihonto Japan - Koto, Shinto, Shinshinto and Gendaito swords for sale.
Sword Making - site shows the full process of making a Japanes sword.
Token Net - high end swords and kodogu for sale.
Nihon Bushido Token Denno Kurabu - Swords and kodogu for sale, online auction, message board and chat line. Site has an English index.
Token Sugita sells swords, tsuba and fittings. Offers kantei and restoration services.
Sugar's Home - swords and sword fittings.
Seikeido swords and tsuba for purchase.
Miyagi Nobufusa website of swordsmiths Miyagi Nobufusa and Kagafusa, making shinsakuto.
Ando Trading Company has numerous swords for sale.
Iida Koendo's Sword Shop This is a commercial site offering Japanese swords.
Nihonto To Buki Bugu (Japanese Weapons and Armour) This site has good graphics with all the Kanji for all the parts of the Japanese sword. (Use the fourth link titled "names").
Kaiyoudo's site has info on Kyoto and on Nihonto and sword making.
Jaapani Tera Hoduleht - info on Japanese swords, sword forgeries and more. (Site is in Estonian)
Japanese Sword has introductory material on Japanese swords.
(Site is in Polish)
Strebel Juwelier sells Nihonto and tsuba and other Asian art.
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