Post Tagged with: "samurai"

  • City of Knives and Swords

    City of Knives and Swords

    The Japanese knife is quite simply the best in the world. The place best known for them is Seki (関市) in Gifu where Japanese Samurai swords have been forged for over 700 years. That tradition continues today in its knives […]

  • Air Sword Martial Arts: Sports Chanbara (SPOCHAN) in Japan

    Air Sword Martial Arts: Sports Chanbara (SPOCHAN) in Japan

    Japan is home to a lot of martial arts, many of which John can not physically do. However, there’s one he can – SPOCHAN! It uses air swords and doesn’t require a big financial investment. Basically, that means not only […]

  • Happy New Year! The Samurai Split 年賀状 for 2014

    Happy New Year! The Samurai Split 年賀状 for 2014

    Every year at the end of December, Japanese send a New Year’s care to their friends, family and co-workers called “Nenga-jyo” (年賀状) The cards often have photos of the family, a traditional Japanese design and maybe a short message. The […]