Have you ever seen real samurai swords? They are reallly really cool and beautiful! Katana or nihonto (Japanese name of samurai sword), is known throughout the world for its beauty and sharpness. You can see the artistically decorated scabbard, and also the wave pattern of the blade called hamon, which are the characteristics of katana.

Katana or nihonto (Japanese name of samurai sword), is known throughout the world for its beauty and sharpness. You can see the artistically decorated scabbard, and also the wave pattern of the blade called hamon, which are the characteristics of katana.

Portraits of The Real Samurai in The 19 Century  A collection of interesting vintage photos of the real Samurai in Japan in the 19 century.   http://www.vintag.es/2013/04/the-real-samurai-in-19-century.html#more

End of the Samurai: Stunning portraits of Japan’s warrior class captures men at the height of their power before century demise

vintage everyday: The Real Samurais – 24 Interesting Vintage Portraits of Japanese Warriors in the middle-late 1800s

vintage everyday: The Real Samurais – 24 Interesting Vintage Portraits of Japanese Warriors in the middle-late

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vintage everyday: Portraits of The Real Samurai in The 19 Century

Samurai of the Chosyu clan, during the Boshin War period 戊辰戦争. The Boshin War was a civil war in Japan, fought from 1868 to 1869 between forces of the ruling Tokugawa Shogunate and those seeking to return political power to the imperial court.

Real Samurai Warriors | Warriors in art: Samurai by Andreas von Cotta

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The Real Samurais – 24 Interesting Vintage Portraits of Japanese Warriors in the middle-late 1800s

vintage everyday: The Real Samurais – 24 Interesting Vintage Portraits of Japanese Warriors in the middle-late

Rajinikanth's First Pupil :)   Real Samurai Sword Technique - Cutting BB Gun pellet by Isao Machii - Japanese Katana Kenjutsu

▶ Real Samurai Sword Technique - Cutting BB Gun pellet by Isao Machii - Japanese Katana Kenjutsu -

The Weirdest and Fiercest Helmets from the Age of Armored Combat

The Weirdest and Fiercest Helmets from the Age of Armored Combat

A Kabuto is a helmet used with traditional Japanese armor usually worn by the samurai class.

Two ex-samurai in their old armor. 1870..http://blackberrycastlephotographytm.zenfolio.com/p583897559.

The surprising list of things that make Japan an amazing country: SAMURAI ー The Samurai class was abolished in the late century by Emperor Meiji. Today Samurai culture, ideals and martial arts are still running strong in Japan.

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